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SB 5996 - 2017-18
Encouraging the disclosure and discussion of sexual harassment and sexual assault in the workplace.
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:09 PM
Current Version:
Substitute - SSB 5996
Current Status:
C 117 L 18
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the Senate:In the House:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:09 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
Substitute - SSB 5996
Current Status:
C 117 L 18
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
Senate:
House:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2018 REGULAR SESSION

Dec 4
Prefiled for introduction.
Jan 8
First reading, referred to Labor & Commerce. (View Original Bill)
Jan 24
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Labor & Commerce at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 31
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the Senate Committee on Labor & Commerce at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Labor & Commerce at 5:45 PM. (Committee Materials)
LBRC - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 1
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 2
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Feb 6
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 8
1st substitute bill substituted (LBRC 18). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 9
First reading, referred to Labor & Workplace Standards (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
Feb 15
Public hearing in the House Committee on Labor & Workplace Standards at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 22
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Labor & Workplace Standards at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
LAWS - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Feb 23
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 26
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Feb 27
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 98; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 1
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 3
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 5
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 21
Governor signed.
Chapter 117, 2018 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/7/2018.
Available Documents
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