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2014 House Bill 5597: Extend authority of public schools establishing public libraries
  1. Introduced by Rep. Adam Zemke (D) on May 27, 2014, to repeal a 2015 sunset on a law that allows a public school district to establish a public library.
    • Referred to the House Local Government Committee on May 27, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on November 13, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on December 4, 2014, to repeal a 2015 sunset on a law that allows a public school district to establish a public library. This is part of a package with House Bill 5868 intended to facilitate library mergers and expansions into new taxing jurisdictions.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on December 9, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on December 9, 2014.

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