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SJR 8223 - 2011-12
Amending the Constitution to provide clear authority to state research universities to invest funds as authorized by law, including investment in stocks or bonds issued by any company. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Amending the Constitution to provide clear authority to state research universities to invest funds as authorized by law. )
Sponsors: Kilmer, Schoesler, Tom, Murray, Harper, Conway, Shin, McAuliffe
Bill History

2012 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 25
First reading, referred to Higher Education & Workforce Development. (View Original Bill)
Jan 26
HEWD - Majority; without recommendation. (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Jan 27
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 1
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 7
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 11
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 13
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 45; nays, 2; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 14
First reading, referred to Higher Education. (View Original Bill)
Feb 16
Public hearing in the House Committee on Higher Education at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 20
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HE - Executive action taken by committee.
HE - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 21
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 24
Public hearing in the House Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 25
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Ways & Means at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WAYS - Executive action taken by committee.
WAYS - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) but without amendment(s) by Higher Education. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 27
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 1
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Mar 2
Committee amendment adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 93; nays, 4; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 6
Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 45; nays, 4; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
Mar 8
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Filed with Secretary of State.
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