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2015 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 22
First reading, referred to Higher Education (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Jan 27
Public hearing in the House Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 6
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Higher Education at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 10
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
HE - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 12
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; do pass 1st substitute bill proposed by Higher Education. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 3
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 9
1st substitute bill substituted (HE 15). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 81; nays, 17; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 11
First reading, referred to Higher Education.
Mar 19
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HIE - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Mar 20
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 24
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 25
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 47; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 30
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Mar 31
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 31
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Apr 1
Governor signed.
Chapter 6, 2015 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/24/2015.
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