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HB 1620 - 2017-18
Concerning the authority of local governments to require criminal history background checks.
Bill History

2017 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 25
First reading, referred to Local Government (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Jan 31
Public hearing in the House Committee on Local Government at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 9
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Local Government at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
LG - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 13
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 14
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 1
1st substitute bill not substituted. (View 1st Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 69; nays, 29; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 6
First reading, referred to Local Government.
Mar 16
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Local Government at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 28
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Local Government at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
LGOV - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Mar 29
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 10
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 11
Committee amendment(s) adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 17
House refuses to concur in Senate amendments. Asks Senate to recede from amendments.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 19
Senate receded from amendments.
Rules suspended.
Returned to second reading for amendment.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 20
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 72; nays, 24; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 21
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 21
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 23
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)

2017 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

May 16
Governor signed.

2017 REGULAR SESSION

May 16
Chapter 332, 2017 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/23/2017.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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