Legislative Updates

Special Session Wrap-Up — Aug 2020

The 2nd extraordinary session of the 111th General Assembly convened Monday, August 10, 2020, and met for three days to discuss the items laid out in the Governor’s proclamation calling the special session: COVID-19 liability protection; Telehealth/telemedicine; and Protests. HERE is a list of legislation that passed during the session, along with brief descriptions.

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Legislative Wrap-Up: June 2020

After an unprecedented session, the General Assembly adjourned. Following a recess in mid-March, the House and Senate returned at the end of May to adjust the budget, address loss of revenue from COVID-19, and other timely measures. Our highlights from the session are below. Final Bill Report - June 2020 (View/Download/Print PDF)

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Legislative Update Week of 6-15-20

Update/Memo Last week, the Senate passed Governor Lee’s proposed budget. The $39.4 billion plan: eliminates raises previously approved for teachers and some other public employees, adds $50 million to fund state-worker buyouts and $200 million to ease the pandemic burden on county and city governments, and allows the administration to raid certain funds within

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Legislative Update Week of 6-8-20

Update/Memo The General Assembly gaveled back into session Monday, June 1. Highlights of the week included a presentation on Gov. Bill Lee's proposed revisions to the budget for fiscal year 2020/2021 by Butch Eley, Commissioner of Finance and Administration to the Senate and House Finance Committees. The revised budget includes significant budget cuts in

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