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SB 5068 - 2017-18
Establishing a voting rights act to promote equal voting opportunity in certain political subdivisions by authorizing district-based elections in cities, towns, code cities, and counties.
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Thursday, July 20, 2017 09:48 AM
Current Version:
SB 5068
Current Status:
SRules 3
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the Senate:In the House:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Thursday, July 20, 2017 09:48 AM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
SB 5068
Current Status:
SRules 3
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
Senate:
House:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2017 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 11
First reading, referred to State Government. (View Original Bill)
Jan 18
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on State Government at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 1
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on State Government at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
SGOV - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 2
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 7
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 2
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 25; nays, 24; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 3
First reading, referred to State Government, Elections & Information Technology (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
Mar 14
Public hearing in the House Committee on State Government, Elections & Information Technology at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 15
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on State Government, Elections & Information Technology at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 23
By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 23
Placed on Rules White Sheet.

2017 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

Apr 24
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2017 2ND SPECIAL SESSION

May 23
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2017 3RD SPECIAL SESSION

Jun 21
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
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