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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)

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  • 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

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  • CS/SB 620, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/9/2022 at 1:39 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 569 (c2) Local Business Protection Act Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee Identical Last Action: 3/8/2022 H Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    70.91 Page 2 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 620, Engrossed 1 Posted 1/27/2022 at 5:10 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 569 (c2) Local Business Protection Act Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee Identical Last Action: 3/8/2022 H Laid on Table

    Floor Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    199089 - Amendment
    Remove lines 50-187 and insert:
    Nixon 3/7/2022
    10:03 PM
    House: Failed
    3/8/2022
    PDF
    773345 - Amendment
    Remove lines 108-111 and insert:
    Jenne 3/8/2022
    8:17 AM
    House: Failed
    3/8/2022
    PDF
    521123 - Amendment
    Remove line 185 and insert:
    Nixon 3/7/2022
    10:03 PM
    House: Failed
    3/8/2022
    PDF

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/8/2022 5:20 PM House - Amendment 773345 46 Yeas - 69 Nays
    3/9/2022 1:18 PM House 69 Yeas - 45 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    70.91 Page 2 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 620, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/24/2022 at 9:07 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 569 (c1) Local Business Protection Act Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/8/2022 H Laid on Table

    Floor Amendments (11)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    507868 - Amendment
    Before line 57 insert:
    Hutson 1/27/2022
    10:17 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    184698 - Amendment
    Delete lines 82 - 290 and insert:
    Hutson 1/25/2022
    6:26 PM
    Senate: Replaced by Substitute Amendment
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 979260 - Amendment to Amendment (184698)
    Between lines 34 and 35 insert:
    Farmer 1/26/2022
    1:13 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 609228 - Substitute Amendment (184698)
    Delete lines 71 - 290 and insert:
    Hutson 1/26/2022
    3:20 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 429984 - Amendment to Substitute Amendment (609228)
    Delete line 16 and insert:
    Jones 1/27/2022
    1:50 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 571402 - Amendment to Substitute Amendment (609228)
    Between lines 51 and 52 insert:
    Torres 1/26/2022
    3:50 PM
    Senate: Failed
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 541598 - Amendment to Substitute Amendment (609228)
    Between lines 51 and 52 insert:
    Farmer 1/26/2022
    3:53 PM
    Senate: Failed
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 848956 - Amendment to Substitute Amendment (609228)
    Delete lines 68 - 111 and insert:
    Hutson 1/26/2022
    4:52 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 834272 - Amendment to Substitute Amendment (609228)
    Delete lines 68 - 111 and insert:
    Hutson 1/27/2022
    11:54 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    408336 - Amendment
    Between lines 108 and 109 insert:
    Farmer 1/26/2022
    1:11 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    626878 - Amendment
    Between lines 283 and 284 insert:
    Farmer 1/26/2022
    1:10 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    1/27/2022 3:48 PM Senate 22 Yeas - 14 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    70.91 Page 3 (pdf)

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  • SB 620, Original Filed Version Posted 10/25/2021 at 12:28 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 11/29/2021 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 11/30/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 1/19/2022 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 1/24/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 569 (c1) Local Business Protection Act Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/8/2022 H Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    889716 - Amendment
    Before line 52 insert:
    Appropriations
    (Brandes)
    1/19/2022
    11:12 AM
    Withdrawn
    1/20/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    712522 - Amendment
    Delete lines 66 - 253 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Hutson)
    1/18/2022
    12:28 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/20/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 538150 - Amendment to Amendment (712522)
    Delete line 42 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Hutson)
    1/19/2022
    11:31 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/20/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    11/30/2021 9:00 AM Judiciary 7 Yeas - 4 Nays
    1/20/2022 11:30 AM Appropriations 11 Yeas - 7 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    70.91 Page 2 (pdf)

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