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HB 1620 - 2015-16
Increasing the surcharge to fund biotoxin testing and monitoring.
By Request: Department of Health
Companion Bill: SB 5716
Bill History

2015 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 23
First reading, referred to Appropriations (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Feb 4
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 19
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 25
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 27
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 9
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Mar 10
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 92; nays, 5; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 12
First reading, referred to Natural Resources & Parks.
Mar 19
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Parks at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 25
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Parks at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 26
NRP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Ways & Means.
Apr 6
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 7
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 13
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 15
Committee amendment adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 38; nays, 10; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 21
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 90; nays, 7; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 22
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 23
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 23
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 14
Governor signed.
Chapter 254, 2015 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/24/2015.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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