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Follow Honor Program Bill (SB 299) through the legislative process…

  • March 26, 2007: Senate Public Safety Committee Informational Hearing

  • April 17, 2007: Passes Senate Public Safety Committee with unanimous bipartisan support

  • May 7, 2007: Scheduled to be heard in Senate Appropriations, where it is expected to be put on Suspense. (Bills tagged with an expected upfront cost of over $150,000 are put on Suspense and voted on in a separate hearing held by June 1, 2007.)

If SB 299 passes Senate Appropriations:

  • June 4-8, 2007: Vote on the Senate Floor. (Requires a majority vote.)

If SB 299 gets out of the Senate:

  • On or after June 11, 2007: The bill will go to the Assembly Rules Committee, where it will automatically be assigned to the Assembly Public Safety Committee.

  • July 13, 2007: Last day the bill can be heard in the Assembly Public Safety Committee.

If SB 299 passes Assembly Public Safety:

  • On or before August 31, 2007: The bill will be heard and voted on by the Assembly Appropriations.

If SB 299 gets out of Assembly Appropriations:

  • Between September 3 – 14, 2007: The bill will be voted on by the Assembly Floor.

If SB 299 gets out of the Assembly:

  • The last day for the Governor to sign or veto the bill is October 14, 2007.

If the Governor signs SB 299:

  • The statute will take effect on January 1, 2008.

Click on http://www.sen.ca.gov/~newsen/schedules/_CALENDAR/jointCalendar2007updated1.pdf

to see the complete 2007 legislative calendar.



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