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2013 House Bill 4363: Ban local governmental body “phone-in” voting
  1. Introduced by Rep. Amanda Price (R) on March 5, 2013, to establish that if a member of a public body is allowed to cast a vote on a decision by the body without being physically present, it is a violation of the state Open Meetings Act.
    • Referred to the House Oversight Committee on March 5, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on May 8, 2013, with the recommendation that the amendments be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Amendment offered in the House on May 15, 2013. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 15, 2013.
  2. Passed 92 to 14 in the House on May 16, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on May 21, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on May 21, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on July 16, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

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