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2012 Senate Bill 1276: Restrict setting aside state land for “biological diversity”
  1. Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on September 13, 2012, to prohibit the Department of Natural Resources from designating an area of land specifically for the purpose of achieving “biological diversity”.
    • Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on September 13, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 17, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on October 17, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 17, 2012.
  2. Passed 26 to 11 in the Senate on November 8, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on November 8, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on November 8, 2012.