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SB 7052: Office of Public Counsel

GENERAL BILL by Innovation, Industry, and Technology

Office of Public Counsel; Providing term limits for the Public Counsel; providing an exception for time served before a specified date; providing for the appointment and removal of 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, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/5/2020 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Innovation, Industry, and Technology
• On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 02/10/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/10/2020 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 6 NAYS 3
2/11/2020 Senate • Filed
2/12/2020 Senate • Referred to Rules -SJ 270
• Introduced -SJ 270
2/21/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/20, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
2/26/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/02/20, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/2/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 10 NAYS 7 -SJ 411
3/3/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/4/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20 -SJ 519
3/6/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 496
• Amendment(s) adopted (197538) -SJ 496
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 496
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar