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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

SB 956: Freight Logistics Zones

GENERAL BILL by Simpson

Freight Logistics Zones; Authorizing a county or two or more contiguous counties to designate a geographic area or areas within its jurisdiction as a freight logistics zone; requiring the adoption of a strategic plan which must include certain information; providing that certain projects within freight logistics zones may be eligible for priority in state funding and certain incentive programs; providing evaluation criteria for freight logistics zones, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/23/2015 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 257 (Ch. 2015-106) -SJ 599
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (ATD)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/17/2015 Senate • Filed
2/26/2015 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Fiscal Policy -SJ 98
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 98
3/5/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/10/15, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
3/10/2015 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 190
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 190
3/16/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 03/19/15, 9:30 am, 301 Senate Office Building
3/19/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 227
• Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 227
3/30/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 04/02/15, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/2/2015 Senate • Favorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 343
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 343
4/20/2015 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/15
4/23/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 599
• Substituted HB 257 -SJ 599
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 257 (Ch. 2015-106) -SJ 599