Penalty and repeal bills on today's House calendar

[Update, 5:45PM:

  • For penalty relieving bill LD 285, House votes to accept Minority report - ought to pass as amended: by vote of 111-32
      ...delays any financial penalties imposed on a school administrative unit for nonconformance with the laws governing the reorganization of school administrative units until the fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2010.
  • For the citizen initiated repeal bill LD 977, the House voted to accept the Education Committee's Ought-Not-To-Pass recommendation by a vote of 72-70

[Update, 4:55PM: House voted to indefinitely postpone both LD 95 and LD 115.]

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
            The following matters, in the consideration of which the House was engaged at the time of adjournment yesterday, have preference in the Orders of the Day and continue with such preference until disposed of as provided by House Rule 502.

1.         HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (8) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (3) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-126) - Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS on Bill "An Act To Eliminate Penalties for Nonconforming School Administrative Units" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 79)  (L.D. 95)

TABLED - April 29, 2009 (Till Later Today) by Representative PIOTTI of Unity.

PENDING - Motion of Representative SUTHERLAND of Chapman to ACCEPT the Majority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report. (Roll Call Ordered)


 

2.         HOUSE DIVIDED REPORT - Majority (10) Ought Not to Pass - Minority (1) Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-124) - Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS on Bill "An Act To Repeal the Laws Governing Consolidation of School Administrative Units" (EMERGENCY)

(H.P. 99)  (L.D. 115)

TABLED - April 29, 2009 (Till Later Today) by Representative PIOTTI of Unity.

PENDING - Motion of Representative SUTHERLAND of Chapman to ACCEPT the Majority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report. (Roll Call Ordered)

 

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