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SB 8 ( Yee )

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Chaptered Sept. 6, 2011
Secretary of State
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Location: Governor Governor
Sept. 6, 2011
Approved by the Governor.
 Version: Chaptered
Aug. 23, 2011
Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3 p.m.
Aug. 19, 2011
 Version: Enrolled
Aug. 18, 2011
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 37
Noes: 1
Abstain: 2
Aug. 18, 2011
Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 37. Noes 1. Page 1973.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
Aug. 16, 2011
Aug. 15, 2011
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 75
Noes: 0
Abstain: 5
Aug. 15, 2011
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 75. Noes 0. Page 2392.) Ordered to the Senate.
Aug. 1, 2011
July 14, 2011
Ordered to third reading.
 Version: Amended Assembly
July 8, 2011
July 7, 2011
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
July 6, 2011
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 15. Noes 0.) (July 6).
 Vote: Asm Governmental Organization
Ayes: 15
Noes: 0
Abstain: 2
July 5, 2011
June 23, 2011
Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on G.O.
 Version: Amended Assembly
June 22, 2011
From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on G.O. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 21).
June 21, 2011
 Vote: Asm Higher Education
Ayes: 9
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
June 20, 2011
June 15, 2011
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.
 Version: Amended Assembly
June 13, 2011
Referred to Coms. on HIGHER ED. and G.O.
June 2, 2011
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 38
Noes: 1
Abstain: 1
June 2, 2011
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 38. Noes 1. Page 1275.) Ordered to the Assembly.
May 31, 2011
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
May 27, 2011
Ordered to second reading.
May 26, 2011
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Version: Amended Senate
May 23, 2011
Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
May 11, 2011
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on RLS. (Ayes 7. Noes 1. Page 948.) (May 11). Re-referred to Com. on RLS.
 Vote: Sen Education
Ayes: 7
Noes: 1
Abstain: 3
May 10, 2011
April 27, 2011
Set for hearing May 11.
April 7, 2011
Re-referred to Com. on ED.
March 30, 2011
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on RLS. (Ayes 4. Noes 1. Page 494.) (March 29). Re-referred to Com. on RLS.
March 29, 2011
 Vote: Sen Judiciary
Ayes: 4
Noes: 1
Abstain: 0
March 18, 2011
Set for hearing March 29.
March 15, 2011
Hearing postponed by committee.
March 11, 2011
Set for hearing March 22.
Jan. 20, 2011
Referred to Com. on JUD.
Dec. 7, 2010
From printer. May be acted upon on or after January 6.
Dec. 6, 2010
Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
 Version: Introduced
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