Legislative Updates

Legislative Update — Feb 8, 2021

Update/Memo The Senate will gavel back into session today, Monday, Feb. 8, at 4:00 pm Central, followed by the House at 5:00 pm Central. Shortly thereafter, Governor Bill Lee will deliver his annual State of the State address to a Joint Convention of the General Assembly at 5:45 pm. Also: We are approaching the

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Legislative Update 2-1-21

Update/Memo On Friday, Jan. 22, the legislature completed its Extraordinary Session of the 112th General Assembly. During the session, lawmakers passed $160 million of education bills aimed at improving literacy rates, correcting the loss of in-person learning, and reconciling standardized testing rules disrupted by COVID-19. On Monday, Feb. 8, the assembly will gavel back

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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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