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HB 1971 - 2013-14
Concerning communications services reform.
Sponsors: Carlyle, Nealey
Bill History

2013 REGULAR SESSION

Feb 27
First reading, referred to Finance. (View Original Bill)
Mar 15
Public hearing in the House Committee on Finance at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 29
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Finance at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
FIN - Executive action taken by committee.
FIN - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Apr 3
Referred to Appropriations.
Apr 5
Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Executive action taken by committee.
APP - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Apr 9
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 15
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Apr 16
2nd substitute bill substituted (APP 13). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 74; nays, 22; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 18
First reading, referred to Ways & Means. (View Original Bill)
Apr 28
By resolution, returned to House Rules Committee for third reading.

2013 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

May 13
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
May 29
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on third reading.
Jun 6
Third reading, passed; yeas, 74; nays, 18; absent, 0; excused, 5. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Jun 8
First reading, referred to Ways & Means. (View Original Bill)
Jun 11
By resolution, returned to House Rules Committee for third reading.

2013 2ND SPECIAL SESSION

Jun 27
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on third reading.
Rules suspended.
Returned to second reading for amendment.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 77; nays, 15; absent, 0; excused, 5. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Jun 28
Read first time, rules suspended, and placed on second reading calendar.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 36; nays, 11; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Jun 29
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Jun 30
Governor signed.
Chapter 8, 2013 Laws 2nd Special Session. (View Session Law)
Effective date 8/1/2013*.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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