Combating Public Disorder

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Both House Senate
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Governor Signs
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4/19/21 Governor Signs Bill
4/16/21  Signed by Officers and presented to Governor- send Governor e-mail asking to sign bill CS/HB 1 Combating Public Disorder
4/15/21 to Messages (see above for definition) 
4/15/2021    Senate  CS passed;   23 Yeas - 17 Nays
4/13/21  Senate Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/21
4/09/21 Senate Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 11 NAYS 9  
3/36/21- House Passed 76:39

3/31/21  In Messages: Message
Communication by one house to the other house concerning action taken on a bill. Each bill, and any amendments to it, is transmitted from one house to the other accompanied by a document (message) that states the action taken on the bill. The term "messages" is also used to describe the unit of the office of the Secretary of the Senate or the Clerk of the House responsible for transmitting bills to the other house.

Combating Public Disorder; Authorizing specified elected officials to file an appeal to the Administration Commission if the governing body of a municipality makes a specified reduction to the operating budget of the municipal law enforcement agency; providing that a municipality has a duty to allow the municipal law enforcement agency to respond to a riot or unlawful assembly in a specified manner based on specified circumstances; reclassifying the penalty for an assault committed in furtherance of a riot or an aggravated riot; prohibiting cyberintimidation by publication; prohibiting a person from willfully participating in a specified violent public disturbance resulting in specified damage or injury; creating an affirmative defense to a civil action where the plaintiff participated in a riot, etc.