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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)

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  • 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    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 7052, Engrossed 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/6/2020 at 5:00 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1095 (er) Infrastructure Regulation Fitzenhagen Compare Last Action: 6/30/2020 Chapter No. 2020-137

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    350.061 Public Counsel; appointment; oath; restrictions on Public Counsel and his or her employees. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SB 7052, Original Filed Version Posted 2/11/2020 at 8:47 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Rules (Pre-Meeting) 2/24/2020 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 3/3/2020 (pdf)

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    197538 - Amendment
    Delete line 27 and insert:
    Farmer 3/4/2020
    4:07 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/6/2020
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/2/2020 12:00 PM Rules 10 Yeas - 7 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    350.061 Public Counsel; appointment; oath; restrictions on Public Counsel and his or her employees. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SPB 7052, Proposed Bill Posted 2/5/2020 at 5:44 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Innovation, Industry, and Technology (Pre-Meeting) 2/7/2020 (pdf)
    Innovation, Industry, and Technology (Post-Meeting) 2/10/2020 (pdf)

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/10/2020 1:30 PM Innovation, Industry, and Technology 6 Yeas - 3 Nays

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