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Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 16

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Week 15 of the 66th Legislative Session has officially come to a close, and the Legislature has left the Capitol yesterday afternoon for a much-needed break. The Senate will reconvene on Monday, April 22nd at 5 p.m., and the House will reconvene on Tuesday for their usual 1 p.m. floor session.

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MACo Legislative Update, Issue 15

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Week 14 of the 66th Legislative Session has officially come to a close, with HB 773 (Modifying entitlement share payments) being defeated on the Senate Floor, 12-38, and then indefinitely postponed, 46-4 (be sure to contact your Senators and thank them for voting NO on HB 773).

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MACo Legislative Update, Issue 14

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Week 13 of the 66th Legislative Session has officially come to a close, with the House and Senate working a little later than usual Friday evening to try and get the last few amended general bills transmitted to the other House before Monday, April 8th (those that don’t will be considered to have missed their transmittal deadline and died in the process).

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MACo Legislative Update, Issue 13

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Week twelve of the 66th Legislative Session has almost come to a close, with the House of Representatives working until late Friday evening to try and get the last few revenue and appropriation bills, as well as bills proposing referenda, transmitted to the Senate before Monday, April 1st. They will reconvene at 9 a.m. on Saturday to continue the effort. The bills that don’t make it to the alternate House before Monday will be considered to have died in the process.

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MACo Legislative Update, Issue 12

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Week eleven of the 66th Legislative Session has almost come to a close, with the Legislature holding just a few more Saturday hearings tomorrow (March 23rd) at 12:30 p.m. Tomorrow is also the transmittal deadline for the revenue-estimating joint resolution and the last day to request study resolutions.  Monday is the last day to introduce appropriation bills, revenue bills & bills proposing referenda; it’s going to be a busy week, with the transmittal for these bills just a week from Monday (April 1st).  Also this week, Senate Finance & Claims will begin its work on HB 2 (the budget bill) all day Tuesday through Thursday.

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