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SB 5954 - 2015-16
Reducing tuition.
Bill History

2015 REGULAR SESSION

Feb 12
First reading, referred to Higher Education. (View Original Bill)
Feb 17
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 19
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 20
HIE - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 23
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 26
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 27
WM - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 4
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 11
1st substitute bill substituted (WM 15). (View 1st Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 37; nays, 12; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 13
First reading, referred to Higher Education (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Mar 26
Public hearing in the House Committee on Higher Education at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 24
By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.

2015 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

Apr 29
Placed on third reading by Rules Committee.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 34; nays, 10; absent, 0; excused, 5. (View 2nd Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

May 1
First reading, referred to Higher Education (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
May 28
By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.

2015 2ND SPECIAL SESSION

May 29
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2015 3RD SPECIAL SESSION

Jun 28
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Jun 29
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, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Read first time, rules suspended, and placed on second reading calendar.
Jun 30
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 98; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Jul 1
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Jul 6
Governor signed.
Chapter 36, 2015 Laws 3rd Special Session. (View Session Law)
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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