2014 Legislative Summary
Updated: May 28, 2014
CSOMA Supported Bills
CSOMA Opposed Bills
CSOMA Evaluate/Watch Bills
Chaptered: The bill has been signed into law.
Enrolled: The bill has been passed by the legislature and is awaiting consideration by the Governor.
Gutted: The original contents of the bill have been deleted and replaced by entirely new provisions.
Dead:Failed to pass prior to legislative deadline.
In Committee: The bill is awaiting hearing in a legislative committee.
Two-Year Bill: A bill that did not pass out of its first policy committee before the constitutional deadline and will be carried over and acted upon when the Legislature reconvenes in the next year. If the bill does not pass its policy committee by the second year deadline, it is considered dead.
Vetoed: The Governor has rejected a bill passed by the legislature. A two-thirds vote of each house is necessary to override the veto and make the bill become law.
CSOMA Position Definitions
Oppose: CSOMA opposes.
Oppose unless amended: CSOMA opposes. If objectionable aspects of the bill are remedied, the association will remove its opposition.
Support: CSOMA supports.
Support if amended: CSOMA neither supports nor opposes. If appropriately amended, the association will support.
Evaluate: The CSOMA Board of Directors is currently evaluating this bill and has not yet taken a formal position.
Watch: CSOMA is actively watching this bill but has decided not to take a position for or against the bill at this time.