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Minutes for SB31 - Committee on Ethics, Elections and Local Government

Short Title

Rehabilitation of abandoned property by cities.

Minutes Content for Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Chairperson Bowers re-opened final action on SB31 indicating the bill was rereferred back to the Committee for more discussion. 

Mike Heim, staff revisor, reviewed the bill history explaining the two amendments that were placed on the bill on the Senate floor.  Mr. Heim distributed and explained a bill draft for a Substitute Bill that incorporates an amendment offered by Senator Fitzgerald.  (Attachment 1)

Discussion ensued.  Senator Fitzgerald provided comments to further explain his amendment.

Senator Fitzgerald moved, Senator Pilcher-Cook seconded, to adopt the proposed amendment.  Following discussion, Chairperson Bowers called for a vote on the amendment.  The Chair was in doubt on a voice vote, calling for division with a show of hands.  Motion failed.

Chairperson Bowers requested a balloon amendment be distributed.  Mr. Heim explained the amendment.  (Attachment 2)

Discussion ensued.  Senator Hardy moved, Senator Haley seconded, to adopt the proposed balloon amendment but striking "the exterior of the property is being maintained and."  Motion carried.

Senator Hardy moved, Chairperson Bowers seconded, to delete the contents of HB2210-Elections; political or temporary signs; city and county restrictions and insert the contents of SB31, as amended, as S Sub for HB2210.  The Chair was in doubt on a voice vote, calling for division with a show of hands.  Motion failed.