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CS/SB 196: Office of Public Counsel

GENERAL BILL by Innovation, Industry, and Technology ; Powell

Office of Public Counsel; Providing term limits for the Public Counsel; requiring the Committee on Public Counsel Oversight to receive applications, conduct interviews, and appoint a Public Counsel by a specified date every 4 years; providing for the filling of vacancies, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2019 Senate • Filed
3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 196
3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 196
3/14/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 03/19/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/19/2019 Senate • CS by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 256
3/20/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/21/2019 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
• On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/26/19, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
3/26/2019 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 280
• CS by Innovation, Industry, and Technology read 1st time -SJ 267
• Now in Rules
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules