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Old 02-26-2013, 05:57 PM   #21
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House calendar has the bill listed for today, I believe the general assembly is at 2:00. It may or may not go up for a vote today. I've got my fingers crossed, it has made it too far to be struck down now!
Does the bill have to be read 3 times before floor action or anything like that?


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Old 02-26-2013, 06:00 PM   #22
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Excellent news guys. Glad to hear that things are going well. AND you're getting the full federal limits!

Keep us up to date.


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Old 02-26-2013, 06:11 PM   #23
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Does the bill have to be read 3 times before floor action or anything like that?
Nope, this is the 3rd time. It'll go up for vote once the committee chair is ready to bring it up
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:20 PM   #24
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Fingers crossed!!
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:24 PM   #25
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Does the bill have to be read 3 times before floor action or anything like that?
I'm not positive, but I think the first reading is the committee report, after which they decide if any special rules should apply to the bill. The second reading is the point where the general assembly can recommend any amendments and send it back to committee, and the third reading is where it goes up for final passage. So it basically has to "pass" three times. But, if all goes smoothly I think it could be on the Governor's desk by the beginning of next week.
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Nope, this is the 3rd time. It'll go up for vote once the committee chair is ready to bring it up
Sweet! Almost time to tune into the House video feed.
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Lots of Mississippians on here today!
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I'm not positive, but I think the first reading is the committee report (what is happening today), after which they decide if any special rules should apply to the bill. The second reading is the point where the general assembly can recommend any amendments and send it back to committee, and the third reading is where it goes up for final passage. So it basically has to "pass" three times. But, if all goes smoothly I think it could be on the Governor's desk by the beginning of next week.
Committee is the 2nd reading. See this link
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I'm heading back to the capital right now just in case it gets brought up.
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Committee is the 2nd reading. See this link
Thanks, trying to read the house rules list is confusing!


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