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SB 6171 - 2015-16
Concerning civil penalties for knowing attendance by a member of a governing body at a meeting held in violation of the open public meetings act.
Sponsors: Roach, Liias, Benton
By Request: Attorney General
Companion Bill: HB 2353
Bill History

2016 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 7
Prefiled for introduction.
Jan 11
First reading, referred to Government Operations & Security. (View Original Bill)
Jan 14
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Security at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 28
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Security at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
GOS - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Jan 29
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 12
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 16
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 18
First reading, referred to State Government (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
Feb 23
Public hearing in the House Committee on State Government at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 24
Executive action taken in the House Committee on State Government at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
SG - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Feb 25
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 2
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 4
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 72; nays, 25; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 7
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 9
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 9
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 29
Governor signed.
Chapter 58, 2016 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/9/2016.
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