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CS/HB 65: Public Records & Public Meetings

PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by Government Operations Subcommittee ; Steube ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Mayfield ; Van Zant ; Williams

Public Records & Public Meetings; Provides exemption from public records requirements & public meetings requirements for unsolicited proposals held by responsible public entity for specified period; provides definition; requires that recording be made of closed meeting; provides exemption from public records requirements for records generated during closed meeting for specified period; provides for future legislative review & repeal of exemptions; provides statement of public necessity; provides for contingent effect.

Effective Date: on the same date that HB 63 or similar legislation takes effect
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/8/2014 House • Filed
12/19/2014 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 11
1/28/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 02/04/15, 10:00 am, Webster Hall
2/4/2015 House • CS by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 133
2/6/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/11/2015 House • Original reference(s) removed: Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee
• CS referred to Local Government Affairs Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 131
• Now in Local Government Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 131
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 11
• CS by Government Operations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 123
3/23/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Local Government Affairs Subcommittee, 03/25/15, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
3/25/2015 House • Favorable by Local Government Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 306
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 306
4/10/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/14/15, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
4/14/2015 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 2 -HJ 551
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 551
4/28/2015 House • Died on Calendar