"It came over to (the Senate education) committee this week, and we voted it 'do pass consent,' " said Sen. Gary Nodler, R-Joplin. "It should be coming on the Senate floor as a consent bill."
As a consent bill, Nodler said, amendments can’t be added to the measure.
In the House, legislators also added an emergency clause, meaning the bill would take immediate effect after being signed by Gov. Matt Blunt.
Saturday, April 07, 2007
Fast action promised on snow/ice makeup day bill
The Senate should make quick work of Rep. B. J. Marsh's bill to allow school districts to waive days missed due to the ice storms in January: