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HB 947: Dues and Uniform Assessments


Dues and Uniform Assessments; Requires that public employee who desires to join employee organization sign membership authorization form; requires that form include specified acknowledgement; requires employee organization to revoke employee's membership upon receipt of request for revocation; requires employees to provide specified notice to employer to revoke deductions; provides revocation form may not require employee to state reason for revocation; provides deductions commence upon employer's receipt & confirmation of employee's signed deduction authorization form; requires confirmation within specified time; specifies time period that employee's authorization to deduct dues & uniform assessments remains in effect.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/15/2021 House - Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a), refer to CS for CS/CS/HB 835 & HB 947
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/11/2021 House • Filed
    2/25/2021 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee
    • Referred to State Affairs Committee
    • Now in Government Operations Subcommittee
    3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    3/4/2021 House • Added to Government Operations Subcommittee agenda
    3/8/2021 House • Favorable by Government Operations Subcommittee
    • Reported out of Government Operations Subcommittee
    • Now in State Affairs Committee
    4/13/2021 House • PCSMB added to State Affairs Committee agenda
    4/15/2021 House • Favorable with CS by State Affairs Committee
    • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a), refer to CS for CS/CS/HB 835 & HB 947

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  • HB 947, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/11/2021 at 4:49 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Government Operations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 5/3/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 78 (c1) Dues and Uniform Assessments Rodrigues Identical Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Rules

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    804313 - Amendment
    Remove lines 66-78 and insert:
    Smith, C. 3/8/2021
    8:15 AM
    Failed to Adopt

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    110.114 Employee wage deductions. Page 4 (pdf)
    447.301 Public employees’ rights; organization and representation. Page 2 (pdf)
    447.303 Dues; deduction and collection. Page 3 (pdf)

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