CA SB397 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 9-0)
Status: Failed on February 1 2022 - 100% progression
Action: 2022-02-01 - Returned to Secretary of Senate pursuant to Joint Rule 56.
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


An act to amend Section 8571, 8627, 8627.5, 8634, and 8655 of, and to add Article 18.5 (commencing with Section 8663) to Chapter 7 of Division 1 of Title 2 of, the Government Code, and to amend Sections 120130, 120135, 120140, 120145, and 131080 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to emergency powers.

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Emergency powers: essential services: religious services.


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2022-02-01SenateReturned to Secretary of Senate pursuant to Joint Rule 56.
2021-04-14SenateApril 13 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 2. Noes 7. Page 775.) Reconsideration granted.
2021-04-06SenateSet for hearing April 13.
2021-03-15SenateFrom committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
2021-02-25SenateReferral to Com. on Health rescinded because of the limitations placed on committee hearings due to ongoing health and safety risks of the COVID-19 virus.
2021-02-25SenateReferred to Coms. on JUD., G.O., and HEALTH.
2021-02-22SenateJoint Rule 55 suspended. (Ayes 32. Noes 4. Page 272.)
2021-02-22Senate(Ayes 32. Noes 4.)
2021-02-22SenateArt. IV. Sec. 8(a) of the Constitution dispensed with.
2021-02-12SenateFrom printer. May be acted upon on or after March 14.
2021-02-11SenateIntroduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

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