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Thursday, February 09, 2012 - 12:42 PM

House Passes OPEB
This afternoon Senate Bill 469 passed the House, regarding Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB). After a lengthy debate and discussion the bill was passed, 83-17. This bill will now go back to the Senate for final approval.

In addition to the OPEB bill, House Resolution 19 was adopted. The resolution designates that the month of May be proclaimed as Sarcoidosis Awareness Month beginning in 2012.

The House also introduced 12 bills, including House Bill 4473. This bill would dedicate a portion of natural gas severance tax proceeds. House Bill 4478. was also introduced. The bill would maintain a minimum of eight hundred state troopers by July 1, 2016 and increase their salary.

The following committees will meet today:
Judiciary 1:30 P.M. - 410M
Government Organization 1:30 P.M. - 215E
Education 2 P.M. - 434M

The following committees will meet tomorrow:
Finance 9:30 A.M. - 450M
Judiciary 9:30 A.M. - 410M

The House is adjourned until 11 A.M.



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