2009-2010 5th extraordinary session

SBx5 1 ( Steinberg )

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Status:
Chaptered Jan. 7, 2010
Chaptered  
Location:
Secretary of State
Scheduled hearings:
None
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Appropriations
Local program
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Tax levy
Majority
No
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Location: Governor Governor
Jan. 7, 2010
Enrolled. To Governor at 9:30 a.m.
 Version: Chaptered
Jan. 6, 2010
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 27
Noes: 7
Abstain: 0
Jan. 6, 2010
Senate concurs in Assembly amendments. (Ayes 27. Noes 7. Page 42.) To enrollment.
 Vote: Sen Education
Ayes: 6
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 9
Noes: 2
Abstain: 2
 Version: Enrolled
Jan. 5, 2010
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 45
Noes: 17
Abstain: 16
Jan. 5, 2010
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 45. Noes 17. Page 65.) To Senate.
 Vote: Asm Appropriations
Ayes: 12
Noes: 4
Abstain: 1
 Vote: Asm Education
Ayes: 11
Noes: 2
Abstain: 4
 Version: Amended Assembly
Jan. 4, 2010
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time. Amended. Re-referred to Com. on ED.
 Version: Amended Assembly
Dec. 9, 2009
 Vote: Asm Education
Ayes: 15
Noes: 0
Abstain: 2
 Vote: Asm Education
Ayes: 6
Noes: 5
Abstain: 6
Dec. 8, 2009
Dec. 3, 2009
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time. Amended. Re-referred to Com. on ED.
 Version: Amended Assembly
Dec. 2, 2009
In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
Nov. 4, 2009
Nov. 3, 2009
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 21
Noes: 12
Abstain: 7
Nov. 3, 2009
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 21. Noes 12. Page 23.) To Assembly.
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 7
Noes: 3
Abstain: 3
 Version: Amended Senate
Nov. 2, 2009
From committee: Do pass, but first be re-referred to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 0. Page 18.) Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Vote: Sen Education
Ayes: 5
Noes: 0
Abstain: 4
Nov. 1, 2009
Oct. 29, 2009
(Corrected November 3.)
 Version: Amended Senate
Sept. 9, 2009
Re-referred to Com. on ED.
Aug. 27, 2009
Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS.
 Version: Introduced
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