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HB 1959 - 2017-18
Requiring a public hearing before a local government may remove a restrictive covenant from land owned by the local government.
Bill History

2017 REGULAR SESSION

Feb 6
First reading, referred to Local Government (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Feb 14
Public hearing in the House Committee on Local Government at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 15
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Local Government at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
LG - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Feb 17
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 24
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration.
Placed on second reading suspension calendar.
Feb 27
Committee recommendations adopted.
Placed on third reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 96; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 1
First reading, referred to Local Government.
Mar 9
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Local Government at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 16
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Local Government at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
LGOV - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Mar 17
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 7
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 10
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 45; nays, 2; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 14
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 17
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 18
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Apr 25
Governor signed.
Chapter 119, 2017 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/23/2017.
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