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2021 Regular Session
SB163   by Senator Patrick McMath      

COURTS:  Constitutional Amendment to increase the composition of the Louisiana Supreme Court from six to eight associate justices. (2/3 - CA13s1(A)) (RE1 INCREASE GF EX See Note)

Current Status:  Subject to call - House final passage

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06/09H11  By a vote of 67 yeas, 27 nays, not having received two-thirds vote of the elected members, the House refused to approve consideration after the 57th legislative day.
06/09S6  Read by title. The Senate approved consideration after 6:00 p.m. on the 57th calendar day by a vote of 38 yeas and 0 nays.
06/09H9  Notice Senate approved consideration after the 57th calendar day.
06/08H3  Read by title, reconsidered, returned to the calendar, under the rules.
06/07H49  Read third time by title, amended, roll called on final passage, yeas 62, nays 32. The bill, not having received two-thirds vote of the elected members, failed to pass. Motion to reconsider pending.
06/07H47  Called from the calendar.
06/03H  Scheduled for floor debate on 06/07/2021.
06/03H30  Notice given.
06/03H30  Read by title, returned to the calendar.
06/02H  Scheduled for floor debate on 06/03/2021.
05/26H9  Read by title, amended, passed to 3rd reading.
05/25H24  Reported without Legislative Bureau amendments.
05/24H32  Reported with amendments (10-5-1). Referred to the Legislative Bureau.
05/19H12  Read by title, amended, recommitted to the Committee on Civil Law and Procedure.
05/18H48  Reported with amendments (13-0). To be recommitted to the Committee on Civil Law and Procedure.
04/29H8  Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on House and Governmental Affairs.
04/28H2  Received in the House from the Senate, read by title, lies over under the rules.
04/27S20  Senate floor amendments read and adopted. Read by title and passed by a vote of 36 yeas and 2 nays; ordered reengrossed and sent to the House. Motion to reconsider tabled.
04/20S14  Read by title. Committee amendments read and adopted. Ordered engrossed and passed to third reading and final passage.
04/19S9  Reported with amendments.
04/12S17  Introduced in the Senate; read by title. Rules suspended. Read second time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary A.
04/01S  Prefiled and under the rules provisionally referred to the Committee on Judiciary A.

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