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2014 House Bill 5497: Waive some state fees for veterans
  1. Introduced by Rep. Robert Kosowski (D) on April 30, 2014, to revise the documentation required by a veteran to establish to claim the waiver authorized by a 2012 law of the fees charged under a state-imposed licensure mandate for electricians.
    • Referred to the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee on April 30, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on May 21, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Dian Slavens (D) on June 4, 2014, to establish that if enacted the bill will go into effect 90 days afterwards. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 4, 2014.
  2. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on June 10, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on June 11, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs & Homeland Security Committee on June 11, 2014.