IN HB1165 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Passed on March 30 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-30 - Public Law 161
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Municipally owned utilities. Specifies that the statute concerning the payment for utility services (other than sewer services) provided by a municipally owned utility to rental property does not allow a municipal legislative body to impose a requirement that the owner of the property must: (1) ensure the creditworthiness of the person occupying the property; or (2) accept responsibility for charges incurred by the person occupying the property; by cosigning an agreement or by any other method.

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Municipally owned utilities.


Roll Calls

2020-03-10 - House - House - House concurred in Senate amendments (Y: 61 N: 34 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2020-03-04 - House - House - Concurrence defeated (Y: 33 N: 59 NV: 1 Abs: 7) [FAIL]
2020-02-27 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 28 N: 18 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-02-25 - Senate - Senate - Amendment #1 (Ford J.D.) failed (Y: 10 N: 36 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [FAIL]
2020-02-20 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 8 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-29 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 64 N: 31 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2020-01-22 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 11 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-30HousePublic Law 161
2020-03-21HouseSigned by the Governor
2020-03-18SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2020-03-12SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2020-03-11HouseSigned by the Speaker
2020-03-10HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendments; Roll Call 352: yeas 61, nays 34
2020-03-05HouseMotion to concur filed
2020-03-04HouseConcurrence defeated; Roll Call 307: yeas 33, nays 59
2020-03-03HouseMotion to concur filed
2020-02-28SenateReturned to the House with amendments
2020-02-27SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 254: yeas 28, nays 18
2020-02-25SenateSenator Koch added as second sponsor
2020-02-25SenateAmendment #1 (Ford J.D.) failed; Roll Call 234: yeas 10, nays 36
2020-02-25SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2020-02-20SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2020-02-05SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Utilities
2020-01-30HouseReferred to the Senate
2020-01-29HouseSenate sponsor: Senator Sandlin
2020-01-29HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 129: yeas 64, nays 31
2020-01-28HouseRepresentatives Pressel, Smaltz, Soliday added as coauthors
2020-01-27HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2020-01-23HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2020-01-08HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications
2020-01-08HouseAuthored by Representative Burton

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