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HB 7179: The Open Government Act

GENERAL BILL by Government Efficiency & Accountability Council ; Homan

The Open Government Act; defines term "unadopted rule"; provides additional procedures for rule adoption hearings; revises duties & procedures of Administrative Procedures Committee & agencies re review of agency rules; revises procedures for administrative determinations of invalidity of proposed rules; revises guidelines for award of attorney's fees & reasonable costs in certain challenges, etc. Amends Ch. 120.

Effective Date: 07/01/2007 except as otherwise provided
Last Action: 5/4/2007 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    4/17/2007 House • Filed; Introduced -HJ 00484
    4/20/2007 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 00569
    4/24/2007 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar; Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 00632
    5/4/2007 House • Died on Calendar

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  • HB 7179, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/17/2007 at 3:18 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Government Efficiency & Accountability Council (Post-Meeting) (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location
    H 7183 (e1) Homan Compare Last Action: 5/2/2008 H Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State
    S 1592 (e1) Open Government Act [RPCC] Bennett Compare Last Action: 5/1/2007 S Substituted HB 7183 (Vetoed by Governor) -SJ 00745; Laid on Table -SJ 00745
    S 1594 (c1) Rules & Rulemaking [RPCC] Bennett Compare Last Action: 5/4/2007 S Died in Committee on Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    120.52 Definitions.
    120.54 Rulemaking.
    120.545 Committee review of agency rules.
    120.55 Publication.
    120.56 Challenges to rules.
    120.57 Additional procedures for particular cases.
    120.595 Attorney's fees.

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