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SB 5581 - 2015-16
Addressing the benefits of group life and disability insurance policies.
Sponsors: Angel, Hobbs
Companion Bill: HB 1659
Bill History

2015 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 26
First reading, referred to Financial Institutions & Insurance. (View Original Bill)
Feb 5
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Financial Institutions & Insurance at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
FI - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Feb 6
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 10
Placed on second reading consent calendar.
Feb 25
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 26
First reading, referred to Business & Financial Services (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
Mar 5
Public hearing in the House Committee on Business & Financial Services at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 9
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Business & Financial Services at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
BFS - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Mar 12
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Apr 10
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Apr 15
Returned to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 24
By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.

2015 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

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

2015 2ND SPECIAL SESSION

May 29
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Jun 26
Placed on third reading.
Jun 27
Referred to Rules.

2015 3RD SPECIAL SESSION

Jun 28
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Jun 29
Placed on third reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 44; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 5. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Jul 2
First reading, referred to Business & Financial Services (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
Jul 10
By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.

2016 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 11
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Feb 2
Placed on third reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 5
Third reading, passed; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 10
First reading, referred to Business & Financial Services (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
Feb 16
Public hearing in the House Committee on Business & Financial Services at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 23
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Business & Financial Services at 8:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
BFS - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Feb 26
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 2
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 3
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 95; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 4
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 7
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 8
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 31
Governor signed.
Chapter 143, 2016 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/9/2016.
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