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CS/SB 440: Initiatives and Referenda

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Bennett

Initiatives and Referenda; Authorizing a local government to retain certain initiatives or referendum processes which were in effect as of a specified date, etc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7081 (Ch. 2012-99)
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations (BTA)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/5/2011 Senate • Filed
11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Budget -SJ 40
11/22/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 12/05/11, 12:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
12/5/2011 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 112
12/7/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/9/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 112
12/14/2011 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations -SJ 110
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 40
• CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 102
1/19/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations, 01/24/12, 2:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/24/2012 Senate • Favorable by Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 279
1/25/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 279
2/14/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 511
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2/22/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/27/12
2/27/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
2/28/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 694
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/29/2012 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 714
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 714
3/1/2012 House • In Messages
3/9/2012 House • Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7081 (Ch. 2012-99)