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HB 1542 - 2023-24
Requiring automated external defibrillators to be available and accessible when work is being performed on high voltage lines and equipment.
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Thursday, December 7, 2023 06:00 AM
Current Version:
HB 1542
Current Status:
C 253 L 23
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the House:In the Senate:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Thursday, December 7, 2023 06:00 AM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
HB 1542
Current Status:
C 253 L 23
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
House:
Senate:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2023 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 24
First reading, referred to Labor & Workplace Standards. (View Original Bill)
Jan 31
Public hearing in the House Committee on Labor & Workplace Standards at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 10
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Labor & Workplace Standards at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
LAWS - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Feb 14
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 28
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Mar 4
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 95; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 7
First reading, referred to Labor & Commerce.
Mar 14
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Labor & Commerce at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 16
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the Senate Committee on Labor & Commerce at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 20
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Labor & Commerce at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
LC - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Mar 21
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 28
Placed on second reading consent calendar.
Mar 31
Committee amendment(s) adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 13
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 96; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 14
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 18
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 19
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 4
Governor signed.
Chapter 253, 2023 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 1/1/2025.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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