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 Bill Status of HB2452  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dave Winters and Monique D. Davis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Science Advisory Board Act. Creates the Science Advisory Board for the purpose of rendering scientific assessment of, as well as risk-based analysis and consensus advice upon questions of science posed by the Governor or Legislative Committees having jurisdiction over scientific matters. Provides for appointments to the Board; terms of appointees; and the removal of appointees. Sets forth qualifications for Board members. Prohibits certain persons from participating in the work of the Board. Requires the Board to review and summarize pertinent scientific studies related to charged topics; to summarize findings and recommendations in a manner that is timely, objective, transparent, and understandable by elected officials and policymakers; to achieve consensus in its decision making, if possible, and to provide for reports of minority opinions, if consensus is not possible. Sets out other requirements for Board action. Provides that the Director of the Legislative Research Unit shall act as the Executive Director of the Board and shall assign such clerical and staff support from the Legislative Research Unit staff as is required. Requires members of the Board to be reimbursed from appropriations made by the General Assembly for reasonable expenses incurred as a result of their services.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dave Winters
  2/19/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2009HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/4/2009HouseMotion Do Pass as Amended - Lost State Government Administration Committee; 008-008-000
  3/4/2009HouseRemains in State Government Administration Committee
  3/5/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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