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S 0726 General Bill, By Ravenel
    A Bill to prohibit a public body from, among other things, discharging, demoting, or punishing any employee for reporting a violation of any state or federal law or regulation which involves a public body, for exposing governmental criminality, corruption, waste, fraud, gross negligence, or mismanagement, or for testifying concerning these matters; to define "public body"; to create a misdemeanor offense and provide penalties; to establish a civil cause of action in behalf of the employee for damages, for reinstatement to his former position and lost wages, or for both; and to provide for the commencement and barring of this civil cause of action.
09/03/85Senate Prefiled
09/03/85Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/14/86Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-53
01/14/86Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-54
03/11/86Senate Recalled from Committee on Judiciary SJ-867
03/25/86Senate Read second time SJ-1175
03/25/86Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-1175
04/02/86Senate Amended SJ-1395
04/02/86Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-1397
04/08/86House Introduced and read first time HJ-2231
04/08/86House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-2231
05/08/86House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-2915
05/21/86House Objection by Rep. L. Martin, Davenport, P. Bradley & Foxworth HJ-3201
05/29/86House Objection withdrawn by Rep. L. Martin & Foxworth HJ-3524
05/29/86House Objection by Rep. Klapman HJ-3524
06/05/86House Objection withdrawn by Rep. P. Bradley & Davenport HJ-3792
06/05/86House Objection by Rep. Felder, Holt, P.Harris & Tucker HJ-3792

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