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SB 5227 - 2021-22
Requiring diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism training and assessments at institutions of higher education.
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:56 PM
Current Version:
Engrossed 2nd Substitute - E2SSB 5227
Current Status:
C 275 L 21
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the Senate:In the House:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:56 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
Engrossed 2nd Substitute - E2SSB 5227
Current Status:
C 275 L 21
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
Senate:
House:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2021 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 14
First reading, referred to Higher Education & Workforce Development. (View Original Bill)
Jan 26
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 28
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the Senate Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 4
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HEWD - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 5
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 9
On motion, referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 17
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 19
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 22
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 23
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 3
2nd substitute bill substituted (WM 21). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 35; nays, 14; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 5
First reading, referred to College & Workforce Development.
Mar 10
Public hearing in the House Committee on College & Workforce Development at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 17
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on College & Workforce Development at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 18
Executive action taken in the House Committee on College & Workforce Development at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
CWD - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Mar 22
Referred to Appropriations.
Mar 30
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 31
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) by College & Workforce Development. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Apr 2
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Apr 5
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Apr 9
Committee amendment(s) adopted as amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 67; nays, 31; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 19
Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 32; nays, 17; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 21
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 23
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 26
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 12
Governor signed.
Chapter 275, 2021 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/25/2021.
Available Documents
For a complete list of documents, go to Online Reports Text of a Legislative Document.
Fiscal Note
Amendments
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