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SB 957, 65th R.S.
Relating to the election of directors; by providing that districts may purchase or acquire works and improvements and enter or award contracts for drainage and similar improvements in sections; by providing for surety bonds for construction contracts; by providing for the deposits of district funds and security therefor; by providing that bond election petitions shall state the maximum rate of interest to be borne by district bonds; by providing for interest during construction on the bonds for not more than two years; by providing for issuance by district of bonds in one or more installments on terms and conditions determined by the board; by providing that bonds be approved by the attorney general prior to delivery; by providing for the sale of bonds after an election and public notice of sale; by providing for the appointment and compensation of persons to assist in selling bonds; by providing for the eligibility of district bonds for certain investments and to secure public funds; by providing for the assessment of district property at percentages determined by the board; by providing for alternative authority for the appointment, duties, and compensation of district officials.

Chamber Action Comments  Date 
S Filed   03/10/1977
S Read first time   03/14/1977
S Referred to Committee on Natural Resources   03/14/1977
S Considered by committee in public hearing   05/05/1977
S Reported from committee favorably   05/05/1977
S Ordered not printed after committee report   05/05/1977
S Laid before Senate   05/06/1977
S Read second time and passed to engrossment   05/06/1977
S Third reading   05/06/1977
S Passed   05/06/1977
S Sent to House   05/09/1977
H Received from the Senate   05/09/1977
H Read first time   05/10/1977
H Referred to Committee on Natural Resources   05/10/1977
H Considered by committee in public hearing   05/11/1977
H Reported from committee favorably without amendments   05/11/1977
H Referred to Committee on Calendars   05/16/1977
H Assigned to General State Calendar   05/21/1977
H Rules suspended   05/24/1977
H Read second time   05/26/1977
H Amendments   05/26/1977
H Passed to third reading as amended   05/26/1977
H Votes recorded   05/26/1977
H Read third time   05/27/1977
H Passed   05/27/1977
H Votes recorded   05/27/1977
H Sent to Senate   05/28/1977
S House passage as amended reported   05/28/1977
S Concurred in House amendments   05/30/1977
H Concurrence in House amendments by Senate reported   05/30/1977
S Signed   05/30/1977
H Signed   05/30/1977
S Sent to Governor   05/31/1977
S Signed by Governor   06/15/1977
S 90 Day Bill   06/15/1977

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