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SB 1162: Legislature


Legislature; Citing this act as the “Truth in Government Act”; requiring that persons addressing a legislative committee take an oath or affirmation of truthfulness; requiring that a member of the legislative committee administer the oath or affirmation; providing criminal penalties for certain false statements before a legislative committee; authorizing the use of a signed appearance form in lieu of an oral oath or affirmation, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/6/2019 Senate • Filed
12/18/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 85
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 84
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary