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HB 1491 - 2015-16
Improving quality in the early care and education system.
Companion Bill: SB 5452
Bill History

2015 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 21
First reading, referred to Early Learning & Human Services (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Jan 28
Public hearing in the House Committee on Early Learning & Human Services at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 3
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Early Learning & Human Services at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
ELHS - Executive action taken by committee.
ELHS - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 5
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 25
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 27
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 4
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 9
2nd substitute bill substituted (APP 15). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 67; nays, 31; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 11
First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education. (View Original Bill)
Mar 23
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 24
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 25
EDU - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Mar 26
Referred to Ways & Means.
Apr 7
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 8
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 9
Committee amendment adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 33; nays, 11; absent, 1; excused, 4. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 24
On Concurrence Calendar. Referred to House Rules 3.

2015 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

Apr 29
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on third reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 64; nays, 31; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

May 1
First reading, referred to Ways & Means. (View Original Bill)
May 28
By resolution, returned to House Rules Committee for third reading.

2015 3RD SPECIAL SESSION

Jun 28
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on third reading.
Returned to second reading for amendment.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 65; nays, 32; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Jun 29
Held on first reading.
Read first time, rules suspended, and placed on second reading calendar.
Jun 30
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 38; nays, 7; absent, 0; excused, 4. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Jul 6
Governor signed.
Chapter 7, 2015 Laws 3rd Special Session. (View Session Law)
Effective date 10/9/2015*.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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