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CS/SB 356: Keep Our Graduates Working Act

GENERAL BILL by Innovation, Industry, and Technology ; Hutson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Diaz ; Berman ; Perry

Keep Our Graduates Working Act; Creating the "Keep Our Graduates Working Act of 2020"; prohibiting a state authority from suspending or revoking a person’s professional license, certificate, registration, or permit solely on the basis of a delinquency or default in the payment of his or her student loan, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/6/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 115 -SJ 239
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/20/2019 Senate • Filed
10/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules -SJ 27
11/5/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 11/12/19, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
11/12/2019 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 132
11/13/2019 Senate • Now in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
12/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 12/09/19, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
12/9/2019 Senate • CS by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 134
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/13/2019 Senate • Now in Rules
1/10/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/15/20, 8:30 am, 110 Senate Building
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 27
• CS by Innovation, Industry, and Technology read 1st time -SJ 123
1/15/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 154
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
1/27/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/29/20 -SJ 213
1/29/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 213
2/4/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 228
2/6/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 239
• Substituted CS/CS/CS/HB 115 -SJ 239
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 115 -SJ 239