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Legislative Update and Action Alert--March 31,2011

Posted over 6 years ago by Laura Searcy

Legislative Update and Action Alert

March 31, 201

The Senate Rules Committee did not meet today and the legislature will not be in session tomorrow. Things can get pretty bizarre toward last days, and it became strange and stranger today.  The House is still disagreeing over tax reform and the Senate is debating a number of operating rules as well as legislation. Therefore, after a long day, the decision was made to recess tomorrow. Therefore the Rules Committee did not meet. The revised calendar is as follows:

 1:00Pm Monday, April 11 - LD 38    10:00am Tuesday, April 12 - LD 39

 10:00am Thursday, April 14 - LD 40

Rules Committee will meet Monday morning to set the Calendar for that day.

Action Needed: Continue to call members of the Rules Committee at the phone numbers listed below. Leave a message. E-mail the members through the link by clicking on their name and following the instructions. If you are a constituent of any member of Rules, identify yourself. Remember to thank Senators Unterman, Ligon, Tate, and Orock for their actions in Committee to move the bill forward.

Message: Please move House Bill 303 to the Calendar for a full Senate vote so it can pass this session. This bill improves access for patients, eliminates unnecessary delays in patients obtaining needed forms and will reduce cost to the health care system.

Balfour, Don               Chairman                    Phone: (404) 656-0095 

Hamrick, Bill               Vice Chairman           Phone: (404) 656-0036

Mullis, Jeff                   Secretary                    Phone: (404) 656-0057 

Bulloch, John               Member                      Phone: (404) 656-0040             

Butler, Gloria S.          Member                      Phone: (404) 656-0075

Henson, Steve             Member                      Phone: (404) 656-0085

Hill, Jack                      Member                     Phone: (404) 656-5038              

Hooks, George            Member                      Phone: (404) 656-0065

Rogers, Chip                Member                      Phone: (404) 463-1378             

Seabaugh, Mitch         Member                      Phone: (404) 656-6446             

Shafer, David              Member                      Phone: (404) 656-0048

Tolleson, Ross             Member                      Phone: (404) 656-0081                  

Unterman, Renee S     Member                      Phone: (404) 463-1368

Williams, Tommie        Member                      Phone: (404) 656-0089

Cowsert, Bill               Ex-Officio                  Phone: (404) 463-1383

Goggans, Greg            Ex-Officio                  Phone: (404) 463-5263

Staton, Cecil                Ex-Officio                  Phone: (404) 656-5039