SB262 passed the 2nd reading in the house by a vote of 53-47. Here are details of the days events in a nutshell,
HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE UPHOLDS SPEAKER KNUDSEN’S RULING THAT SB262 REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF BOTH HOUSES
This morning, the house rules committee upheld Speaker Knutson’s ruling requiring a 2/3 vote of both houses for SB262, ratification of the water compact.
HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE DECISION OVERRULED BY A SIMPLE MAJORITY ON THE HOUSE FLOOR
The rule committee action was reported out to the house floor this afternoon as of normal protocol and procedure. As was expected, 41 democrats with the help of 11 republicans appealed the ruling and voted to overrule the committee ruling with a vote of 52-48.
COMPACT DISCUSSED ON FLOOR – ALL PROPOSED AMENDMENTS VOTED DOWN
SB262 was moved up on the agenda and Steve Fitzpatrick introduced it on the floor.
Rep Jeff Essmann brought an amendment to…
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