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2021 Senate Bill 458: Require governor notify legislature when traveling out of state
Introduced by Sen. Tom Barrett (R) on May 19, 2021
To require the governor notify legislative leaders when leaving the state and upon return.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Oversight Committee on May 19, 2021
Reported in the Senate on May 26, 2021
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Jeff Irwin (D) on June 2, 2021
To make an exception to the proposed requirement for the governor's successor to notify legislative leaders of a governor's absence from the state, for any of them who "presents a security risk to this state because of his or her affiliations with a domestic terrorist organization".
The amendment failed 16 to 20 in the Senate on June 2, 2021.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Adam Hollier (D) on June 2, 2021
To replace the bill's original provisions with a very similar version; see Senate-passed version.
The amendment failed 16 to 20 in the Senate on June 2, 2021.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To require that when leaving the state and returning the governor notify the person who fills-in for him or her while absent, and require this person to notify legislative leaders in writing within 12 hours.
Received in the House on June 2, 2021
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on June 2, 2021

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