CS/SB 1658: Executive Appointments
Executive Appointments; Requiring that the executive director of the Department of Law Enforcement be appointed subject to a majority vote of the Governor and Cabinet, with the Governor on the prevailing side; requiring the appointment of the secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection be subject to the concurrence of three members of the Cabinet or confirmation by the Senate; requiring the Governor to notify the Cabinet and the President of the Senate in writing of the method of confirmation; requiring that the executive director of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs be appointed subject to a majority vote of the Governor and Cabinet, with the Governor on the prevailing side, etc.
• Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Rules -SJ 143
• On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 01/18/22, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/20/22, 9:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Received
• Introduced -SJ 143
• On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 01/31/22, 3:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
• CS by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 4 NAYS 1 -SJ 243
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/03/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• CS by Environment and Natural Resources read 1st time -SJ 249
• Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 4 -SJ 337
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/10/22 -SJ 364
• Read 2nd time -SJ 356
• Read 3rd time -SJ 356
• CS passed; YEAS 26 NAYS 12 -SJ 356
• Immediately certified -SJ 364
• In Messages
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/8/2022)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
• Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
• Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 77, NAYS 34
• Ordered enrolled -SJ 814
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 815
• Approved by Governor -SJ 814
• Chapter No. 2022-14
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