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Current Status of a Specific Bill or Resolution
2007-2008 Legislative Session

General:

Bill:  H.0859 
Title:  INCREASING SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT, VOCATIONAL TRAINING, AND TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR OFFENDERS IN ORDER TO REDUCE RECIDIVISM, INCREASE PUBLIC SAFETY, AND REDUCE CORRECTIONS COSTS 
 
Currently:  Enacted Law 
 
Sponsor(s): Emmons, Alice
Lippert, William
Lorber, Jason
 
Request No:  08-0786 
Drafter:  Winchester 
   
Comments:  House Proposal of Amendment to Senate Proposal of Amendment 

House Status:

Current Status:  SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 
Status Date:  05/29/2008 
   
Date
 
Action
 
Jrn. Page
1st Reading:  02/06/2008    144 
2nd Reading:  02/29/2008    474 
3rd Reading:  02/29/2008  PASSED  477 

House Committee Reports:

Committee In Date Out Date Report Cal. Action Jrn. JrnDate
               
H Corrections and Institutions   02/06/2008  02/27/2008  F/W/A    Agreed to    02/29/2008 
H Appropriations  02/27/2008  02/28/2008  F/W/A    Agreed to    02/29/2008 
H Corrections and Institutions   04/10/2008  04/23/2008  F/W/P/A    Agreed to    04/25/2008 

House Amendments (Individual):

Member Date Cal. Action Jrn. JrnDate
Lippert, William J.  02/29/2008    Agreed to    02/29/2008 
Lippert, William J.  02/29/2008    Agreed to    02/29/2008 

House Roll Call Votes:

There are no House roll calls for this bill.

Senate Status:

Current Status:  PASSED BOTH HOUSES 
Status Date:  05/03/2008 
   
Date
 
Action
 
Jrn. Page
1st Reading:  03/11/2008    270 
2nd Reading:  04/08/2008  AMEND   566 
3rd Reading:  04/08/2008  PASSED  575 

Senate Committee Reports:

Committee In Date Out Date Report Cal. Action Jrn. JrnDate
S Institutions  03/11/2008  03/27/2008  RELVD      469  03/27/2008 
S Judiciary  03/27/2008  03/27/2008  F/W/P/A  1238  AMEND  551  04/08/2008 
S Appropriations  03/27/2008  04/02/2008  F/W/A  1253  Agreed to  566  04/08/2008 
  04/28/2008  05/03/2008      Agreed to  1822  05/02/2008 

Senate Amendments (Individual):

Member Date Cal. Action Jrn. JrnDate
Sears, Richard W.  04/08/2008  1255  Agreed to  568  04/08/2008 
Collins, Donald "Don" E.  04/08/2008    Agreed to  568  04/08/2008 
House  04/28/2008  2272  Refused  1407  04/28/2008 

Senate Roll Call Votes:

Date Question Ayes Nays P/F Jrn JrnDate  
04/08/2008  Shall the bill pass in concurrence with proposal of amendment?  29  575  04/08/2008  Details

Conference Committees:

House Members Appointed Senate Members Appointed
Lorber, Jason  4/29/2008  Sears, Richard  4/28/2008 
Emmons, Alice  4/29/2008  Bartlett, Susan  4/28/2008 
Rodgers, John  4/29/2008  Scott, Philip  4/28/2008 



Governor's Actions

House and Senate Agreement: 05/03/2008
Sent to Governor: 05/23/2008
Governor's Action: Signed
Date: 05/29/2008
Act No: 0179
EffectiveDate:

Bill Text:

Bill As Introduced
As Passed the House
Senate Proposal of Amendment
Bill As Passed by House and Senate

Act As Enacted into Law
Act Summary