CS/CS/CS/SB 426 -  State Preemption of Seaport Regulations

by Rules and Community Affairs and Transportation and Boyd
Prohibiting a local ballot initiative or referendum from restricting maritime commerce in the seaports of this state; providing that such a local ballot initiative, referendum, or action adopted therein is prohibited, void, and expressly preempted to the state; prohibiting local governments and their political subdivisions and special districts from restricting maritime commerce in a seaport located in or adjoining an area of critical state concern with respect to any federally authorized passenger cruise vessel; providing that certain actions relating to such restrictions are prohibited, void, and expressly preempted to the state; clarifying remaining authority of certain local entities, etc.
Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Event: Died on Second Reading Calendar on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Transportation
    • On agenda for: 03/10/21 8:00 AM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 6   Nays 2
  • Community Affairs
    • On agenda for: 03/24/21 8:30 AM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 5   Nays 3
  • Rules
    • On agenda for: 04/14/21 9:00 AM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 12   Nays 5

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 186909 , Roach Date Filed: 04/27/21, Line#: 136
    • AA 713965 , Eskamani Date Filed: 04/27/21, Line#: 26
    • 827501 , Eskamani Date Filed: 04/26/21, Line#: 176
    • 840515 , Smith, C. Date Filed: 04/26/21, Line#: 193
    • 960417 , Eskamani Date Filed: 04/26/21, Line#: 193
    • 189734 , Rules, Boyd Date Filed: 04/12/21, Line#: 112 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 04/14/2021 03:16 PM
    • 803408 , Rules, Brandes Date Filed: 04/12/21, Line#: 141 Senate(c): Withdrawn 04/14/2021 03:16 PM
    • 314294 , Community Affairs, Boyd Date Filed: 03/22/21, Line#: 113 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 03/25/2021 09:25 AM
    • 384856 , Transportation, Boyd Date Filed: 03/09/21, Line#: 66 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 03/11/2021 02:52 PM
    • AA 622662 , Transportation, Rodriguez Date Filed: 03/09/21, Line#: 44 Senate(c): Withdrawn 03/11/2021 02:52 PM
    • 559796 , Transportation, Rodriguez Date Filed: 03/08/21, Line#: 92 Senate(c): Withdrawn 03/11/2021 02:52 PM
    • 955870 , Transportation, Rodriguez Date Filed: 03/08/21, Line#: 92 Senate(c): Withdrawn 03/11/2021 02:52 PM

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 4/14/2021 6:31:07 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 4/12/2021 5:31:28 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Community Affairs 3/25/2021 9:24:57 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Community Affairs 3/23/2021 8:41:14 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Transportation 3/11/2021 5:50:13 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Transportation 3/8/2021 2:46:32 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: Senate Date: 04/22/2021 10:19 AM   Yeas: 25 Nays: 14 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 7] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died on Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/27/2021 - 6:20 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading Time: 04/27/2021 - 1:42 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H Amendment 713965 filed Time: 04/27/2021 - 9:30 AM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H Amendment 186909 filed Time: 04/27/2021 - 8:31 AM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H Amendment 827501 filed Time: 04/26/2021 - 8:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H Amendment 960417 filed Time: 04/26/2021 - 8:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/27/2021) Time: 04/26/2021 - 5:08 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/26/2021 - 4:15 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading Time: 04/26/2021 - 3:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H Amendment 840515 filed Time: 04/26/2021 - 10:55 AM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 04/23/2021 - 7:08 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/26/2021) Time: 04/23/2021 - 4:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 04/23/2021 - 4:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: H In Messages Time: 04/22/2021 - 10:49 AM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S CS passed; YEAS 25 NAYS 14 -SJ 579 Time: 04/22/2021 - 10:19 AM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 579 Time: 04/22/2021 - 10:18 AM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S Placed on 3rd reading Time: 04/21/2021 - 12:27 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 545 Time: 04/21/2021 - 12:22 PM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/21 -SJ 559 Time: 04/19/2021 - 8:29 AM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 04/19/2021 - 8:24 AM Member: Committee: Version: c3
Event: S CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 466 Time: 04/14/2021 - 9:40 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c3
Event: S Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 04/14/2021 - 7:03 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c3
Event: S CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 5 -SJ 465 Time: 04/14/2021 - 2:41 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/14/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 04/09/2021 - 2:38 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S Now in Rules Time: 03/29/2021 - 11:14 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 315 Time: 03/25/2021 - 7:10 PM Member: Committee: Community Affairs Version: c2
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/25/2021 - 9:28 AM Member: Committee: Community Affairs Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 3 -SJ 313 Time: 03/24/2021 - 10:44 AM Member: Committee: Community Affairs Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/24/21, 8:30 am, 37 Senate Building Time: 03/19/2021 - 2:15 PM Member: Committee: Community Affairs Version: c1
Event: S CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 251 Time: 03/16/2021 - 3:50 PM Member: Committee: Transportation Version: c1
Event: S Now in Community Affairs Time: 03/12/2021 - 3:14 PM Member: Committee: Community Affairs Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/12/2021 - 8:52 AM Member: Committee: Transportation Version: __
Event: S CS by Transportation; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 247 Time: 03/10/2021 - 10:13 AM Member: Committee: Transportation Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 03/10/21, 8:00 am, 110 Senate Building Time: 03/05/2021 - 2:32 PM Member: Committee: Transportation Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 66 Time: 03/02/2021 - 11:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Transportation; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 66 Time: 01/15/2021 - 4:09 PM Member: Committee: Transportation Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 01/05/2021 - 4:14 PM Member: Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
311.25 CS/CS/CS/HB 267, CS/CS/CS/SB 1194