Open States' stated mission is to improve civic engagement.
To be true to that goal, we can not stand by and be silent when a large portion of Americans face systemic racism and other forms of oppression. That oppression has meant being excluded from civic participation at the ballot box, being called un-American for peaceful protests, and being denied justice for crimes committed against them.
Read by title, passed by a vote of 35 yeas and 0 nays, and ordered returned to the House. Motion to reconsider tabled.
May 26, 2020
Reported without Legislative Bureau amendments. Read by title and passed to third reading and final passage.
Read by title and referred to the Legislative Bureau.
May 25, 2020
May 18, 2020
Received in the Senate; read by title Rules suspended. Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Finance.
May 15, 2020
Read third time by title, amended, roll called on final passage, yeas 85, nays 10. The bill, having received two-thirds vote of the elected members, was finally passed, title adopted, ordered to the Senate.
May 13, 2020
Scheduled for floor debate on 05/15/20.
Read by title, amended, ordered engrossed, passed to 3rd reading.
May 07, 2020
Reported with amendments (20-0).
Mar 09, 2020
Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
Feb 28, 2020
Under the rules, provisionally referred to the Committee on Appropriations.