2015 Legislation
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OPEN MEETING LAW – Repeals, amends and adds to existing law to provide that consideration of certain labor contract offers may be held in executive session and to increase monetary civil penalties for violations of the Open Meeting Law; to establish provisions relating to negotiations in open session, to provide that an executive session may be held for certain specific purposes, to provide that certain documents exchanged between parties shall be subject to public writings disclosure laws and to provide that public testimony shall be posted as an agenda item.
  02/18 Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing  
  02/19 Reported Printed and Referred to State Affairs  
  03/04 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation, Filed for Second Reading  
  03/05 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading  
  03/06 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar until Monday, March 9, 2015  
  U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar until Monday, March 9, 2015  
  03/09 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED - 58-11-1
AYES – Anderst, Barbieri, Bateman, Batt, Bell, Beyeler, Boyle, Burtenshaw, Chaney, Cheatham, Chew, Collins, Crane, DeMordaunt, Dixon, Erpelding, Gannon, Holtzclaw, Jordan, Kauffman, Kerby, King, Kloc, Luker, Malek, McCrostie, McDonald, McMillan, Mendive, Miller, Monks, Moyle, Nate, Nielsen, Nye, Packer, Palmer, Pence, Perry, Raybould, Redman, Rubel, Rudolph, Rusche, Scott, Shepherd, Sims, Smith, Thompson, Troy, Trujillo, VanOrden, Vander Woude, Wills, Wintrow, Wood, Youngblood, Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Anderson, Andrus, Clow, Dayley, Gestrin, Gibbs, Harris, Hartgen, Hixon, Loertscher, Romrell
Absent – Horman
Floor Sponsor - Bateman
Title apvd - to Senate
  03/10 Received from the House passed; filed for first reading  
  Introduced, read first time; referred to: State Affairs  
  03/25 Reported out of committee; to 14th Order for amendment  
  03/26 Placed in the Committee of the Whole  
  Amendments ordered printed  
  Reported out as amended; filed for first reading  
  Amendments reported printed  
  Read first time as amended in the Senate; Filed for Second Reading  
  03/27 Read second time as amended in the Senate, filed for Third Reading  
  03/30 Retained on calendar  
  03/31 Read third time as amended in the Senate – PASSED - 33-2-0
AYES – Bair, Bayer, Brackett, Buckner-Webb, Burgoyne, Cameron, Davis, Den Hartog, Hagedorn, Heider, Hill, Johnson, Jordan, Keough, Lacey, Lakey, Lee, Lodge, Martin, McKenzie, Mortimer, Nonini, Nuxoll, Patrick, Rice, Schmidt, Siddoway, Souza, Stennett, Thayn, Vick, Ward-Engelking, Winder
NAYS – Guthrie, Tippets
Absent and excused – None
Floor Sponsor - McKenzie
Title apvd - to House
  Referred to State Affairs for concurrence recommendation  
  04/02 Reported out of Committee and Recommend non-concurrence  
  Filed in Office of the Chief Clerk