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HB 1897 - 2015-16
Creating the joint center for deployment and research in earth-abundant materials.
Sponsors: Smith, Morris, Tarleton, Young, Hayes, Haler, Sells, Buys, Fagan, Short
Bill History

2015 REGULAR SESSION

Feb 2
First reading, referred to Technology & Economic Development (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Feb 10
Public hearing in the House Committee on Technology & Economic Development at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 12
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Technology & Economic Development at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 17
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Technology & Economic Development at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
TED - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Feb 20
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 26
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)

2015 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

Apr 29
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2015 2ND SPECIAL SESSION

May 29
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2015 3RD SPECIAL SESSION

Jun 28
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
1st substitute bill substituted (TED 15). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 97; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Jun 29
Held on first reading.
Jun 30
Read first time, rules suspended, and placed on second reading calendar.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 43; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 5. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Jun 30
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Jun 30
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Jun 30
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Jul 6
Governor signed.
Chapter 20, 2015 Laws 3rd Special Session. (View Session Law)
Effective date 10/9/2015.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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