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2017 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Hack, Buehler, Holvey, Senator Hansell, Roblan
Regular Sponsors: Representative Barreto, Esquivel, Keny-Guyer, Lewis, Reardon, Smith DB, Sprenger, Vial, Whisnant, Senator Linthicum, Thatcher
Bill Title: Requiring committees and subcommittees to allow remote testimony via videoconferencing link.
Catchline/Summary: Requires committees and subcommittees of Senate and House of Representatives, and joint committees and subcommittees of Legislative Assembly, to accept remote testimony given by remote videoconferencing link, if authorized by President of Senate and Speaker of House of Representatives.
Requires committees and subcommittees of Senate and House of Representatives, and joint committees and subcommittees of Legislative Assembly, to accept remote testimony given by remote videoconferencing link, if authorized by President of Senate and Speaker of House of Representatives. Upon authorization, requires committees to dedicate time to allow for video testimony on any agenda item. Suspends rules until Legislative Administrator reports that adequate technology and infrastructure are in place to allow witnesses to go to remote locations and testify via videoconferencing link at committee meetings.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
Current Subcommittee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means SubCommittee On Capital Construction
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