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SB 6455 - 2015-16
Expanding the professional educator workforce by increasing career opportunities in education, creating a more robust enrollment forecasting, and enhancing recruitment efforts.
Sponsors: Dammeier, Rolfes, Litzow, Billig, Rivers, Conway, McAuliffe
Companion Bill: HB 2921
Bill History

2016 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 21
First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education. (View Original Bill)
Jan 26
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 4
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
EDU - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 5
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 8
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 9
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 12
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 17
2nd substitute bill substituted (WM 16). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 45; nays, 4; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 18
First reading, referred to Education (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Feb 23
Public hearing in the House Committee on Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 25
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Education at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
ED - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 26
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 27
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 29
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) but without amendment(s) by Education. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 2
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 4
Committee amendment not adopted.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 76; nays, 21; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 10
Senate refuses to concur in House amendments. Asks House to recede from amendments.

IN THE HOUSE

House receded from amendments.
Returned to second reading for amendment.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Passed final passage; yeas, 96; nays, 2; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Apr 1
Governor signed.
Chapter 233, 2016 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/9/2016.
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