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MACo Legislative Update, Issue 11

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Week ten of the 66th Legislative Session has almost come to a close, with the Legislature holding its first Saturday hearings tomorrow (March 16th) at 9 a.m. Next week brings the last day for committees to request revenue bills, bills proposing referenda, and bills implementing HB 2 (March 19th) as well as the deadline for the transmittal of the revenue-estimating joint resolution and the last day to request study resolutions (March 23rd).  The budget bill (HB 2) completed its hearings in the House Appropriations Committee, so also coming next week is Second Reading for HB 2 on the House Floor on Monday at 1 p.m. and Tuesday all day (March 18th-19th).

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MACo Legislative Update, Issue 10

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Week nine of the 66th Legislative Session and transmittal break have passed.  The budget (HB 2) is officially heating up, with the Appropriations Committee hearing from the approps subcommittees this last week.  They are scheduled to take executive action on Monday, March 11th, which means it will be headed to the house floor the following week.

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MACo Legislative Update, Issue 9

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Week eight of the 66th Legislative Session and “transmittal” has come and gone; that means we have completed 45 days and have 45 left to go!  This particular transmittal requires that all “general bills” to be heard in their first House and be transmitted to the other House (Senate bills transmit to the House and House bills transmit to the Senate).  The bills that don’t transmit to the other house can be considered to have died in the process.  The next transmittal is for revenue-estimating joint resolutions on March 23rd, but the next BIG transmittal is April 1st, which is the transmittal of appropriation bills, revenue bills, and bills proposing referenda.

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MACo Legislative Update, Issue 3

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We’ve completed the second week of the 66th Legislative Session and week three is just around the corner . . .To help keep you apprised of what’s happening on the hill, we will be releasing a new issue of the MACo Legislative Update weekly until Sine Die.

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