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HB 1860 - 2011-12
Regarding partisan elections.
Sponsors: Hurst
Bill History

2011 REGULAR SESSION

Feb 7
First reading, referred to State Government & Tribal Affairs. (View Original Bill)
Feb 16
Public hearing in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Affairs at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 17
Executive action taken in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Affairs at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
SGTA - Executive action taken by committee.
SGTA - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 24
Public hearing in the House Committee on Ways & Means at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 25
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WAYS - Executive action taken by committee.
WAYS - Majority; do pass 1st substitute bill proposed by State Government & Tribal Affairs. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 3
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Mar 5
1st substitute bill substituted (SGTA 11). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 53; nays, 44; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 8
First reading, referred to Government Operations, Tribal Relations & Elections. (View Original Bill)
Mar 22
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Tribal Relations & Elections at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 24
Executive action scheduled, but no action was taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Tribal Relations & Elections at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 22
By resolution, returned to House Rules Committee for third reading.

2011 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

Apr 26
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2011 2ND SPECIAL SESSION

Nov 28
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2012 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 9
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Jan 12
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration.
Referred to State Government & Tribal Affairs.
Jan 25
Public hearing in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Affairs at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 26
Executive action taken in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Affairs at 6:00 PM. (Committee Materials)
SGTA - Executive action taken by committee.
SGTA - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Jan 31
Referred to General Government Appropriations & Oversight.
Feb 2
Public hearing in the House Committee on General Government Appropriations & Oversight at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 3
Executive action taken in the House Committee on General Government Appropriations & Oversight at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Executive action taken in the House Committee on General Government Appropriations & Oversight at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
APPG - Executive action taken by committee.
APPG - Majority; 3rd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 3rd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Feb 6
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 11
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Feb 13
3rd substitute bill substituted (APPG 12). (View 3rd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 98; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 15
First reading, referred to Government Operations, Tribal Relations & Elections. (View Original Bill)
Feb 16
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Tribal Relations & Elections at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 21
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Tribal Relations & Elections at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 22
GO - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 23
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 28
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 44; nays, 4; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 5
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 97; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
Mar 8
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 29
Governor signed.
Chapter 89, 2012 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 3/29/2012.
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