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CS/SB 620: Local Business Protection Act

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Hutson

Local Business Protection Act; Citing this act as the "Local Business Protection Act"; authorizing certain businesses to claim business damages from a county or municipality if the county or municipality enacts or amends certain ordinances or charter provisions; limiting the amount of business damages that may be recovered; specifying ordinances and charter provisions that do not result in liability for business damages; requiring businesses and counties or municipalities to follow certain presuit procedures before businesses file an action for business damages, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 6/24/2022 - Vetoed by Governor
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/25/2021 Senate • Filed
11/3/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Rules; Appropriations -SJ 38
11/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 11/30/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
11/30/2021 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 7 NAYS 4 -SJ 95
• Now in Rules
1/10/2022 Senate • Original reference(s)- removed: Rules
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations -SJ 94
• Now in Appropriations
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 38
1/14/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 01/20/22, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
1/20/2022 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 11 NAYS 7 -SJ 219
1/24/2022 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/27/22 -SJ 236
1/26/2022 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 221
1/27/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 229
• Amendment(s) adopted (507868, 609228) -SJ 231
• Read 3rd time -SJ 231
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 22 NAYS 14 -SJ 231
• Immediately certified -SJ 236
1/27/2022 House • In Messages
3/7/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/8/2022)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
3/8/2022 House • Read 2nd time
• Amendment 199089 Failed
• Amendment 773345 Failed
• Amendment 521123 Failed
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
3/9/2022 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 69, NAYS 45
3/9/2022 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 761
6/17/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/24/2022 • Vetoed by Governor