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HB 2959 - 2015-16
Concerning local business tax and licensing simplification.
Sponsors: Lytton, Nealey, Ormsby
Bill History

2016 REGULAR SESSION

Feb 1
First reading, referred to Finance (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Feb 2
Public hearing in the House Committee on Finance at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 5
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Finance at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
FIN - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Feb 9
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 12
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 16
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 93; nays, 4; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 18
First reading, referred to Trade & Economic Development.
Feb 24
Public hearing and executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the Senate Committee on Trade & Economic Development at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 26
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Trade & Economic Development at 7:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
TRED - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 29
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 12:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) by Trade & Economic Development. (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 2
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 4
Committee amendment(s) adopted as amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 43; nays, 6; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 8
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 96; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)
Mar 10
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Mar 10
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 10
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 29
Governor signed.
Chapter 55, 2016 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/9/2016.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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