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2012 Senate Bill 1279: Authorize certain manufacturing & mining electrician licensure exemptions
  1. Introduced by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on September 19, 2012, to exclude certain work in manufacturing or mining operations from a state licensure mandate that prohibits a company or individual from earning a living as an electrician without a state license.
    • Referred to the Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee on September 19, 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, to extend the proposed exception to "independent power producer" facilities. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 17, 2012.
  2. Passed 25 to 12 in the Senate on October 17, 2012, to exclude certain work in manufacturing and mining operations, or at an "independent power producer" facility, from a state licensure mandate that prohibits an individual from earning a living as an electrician without a state license (which among other things requires at least four years of apprenticeship in which 8,000 hours of experience is accumulated).
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on November 8, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on November 8, 2012.

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2012 Senate Bill 1279 (Authorize certain manufacturing & mining electrician licensure exemptions )  by admin on November 25, 2012 
Introduced in the Senate on September 19, 2012, to exclude certain work in manufacturing and mining operations, or at an "independent power producer" facility, from a state licensure mandate that prohibits an individual from earning a living as an electrician without a state license (which among other things requires at least four years of apprenticeship in which 8,000 hours of experience is accumulated)

The vote was 25 in favor, 12 opposed and 1 not voting

(Senate Roll Call 723 at Senate Journal 0)

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