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Last updated 5:25 PM Apr 21, 2021

HB 218: Revise campus free speech laws

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Bill text
Fiscal note
None on file
Legal note
Official bill page
Deadline for passing first chamber (the House for House bills and the Senate for Senate bills): 3/2/21. Deadline for first chamber return if amended in second: 4/20/21.

News coverage

MTFP stories about the bill
Lawmaker looks to ban ‘free-speech zones’ at public universities
1/27/21
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Legislative actions

How bills move through the Legislature
Showing major bill actions only.
DateActionLocation
1/21/21
Introduced
House Floor
1/22/21
Referred to Committee
House Judiciary
1/22/21
First Reading
House Floor
1/27/21
Hearing
House Judiciary
2/5/21
Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed
19-0
R12-0
D7-0
House Judiciary
2/18/21
2nd Reading Passed
95-4
R67-0
D28-4
House Floor
2/19/21
3rd Reading Passed
96-3
R67-0
D29-3
House Floor
2/19/21
Transmitted to Senate
House Floor
2/20/21
First Reading
Senate Floor
2/20/21
Referred to Committee
Senate Judiciary
3/17/21
Senate Judiciary
3/18/21
Committee Executive Action--Bill Concurred
11-0
R7-0
D4-0
Senate Judiciary
3/22/21
2nd Reading Concurred
50-0
R31-0
D19-0
Senate Floor
3/23/21
3rd Reading Concurred
49-0
R31-0
D18-0
Senate Floor
3/23/21
Returned to House
Senate Floor
4/6/21
Transmitted to Governor
Governor's Office
4/15/21
Signed by Governor
Governor's Office
Showing major bill actions only.
This table may omit bill actions recorded since this guide's last update. See the bill page in LAWS for an official reference.

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