February 8, 2012

Mr. President:

    Your FINANCE COMMITTEE, to whom has been referred

SENATE BILL 289, as amended

has had it under consideration and reports same with recommendation that it DO PASS, amended as follows:

    1. Strike Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee Amendments 1 and 2.

    2. On page 2, line 5, strike "may" and insert in lieu thereof "shall".

    3. On page 3, line 11, strike the ending quotation mark.

    4. On page 3, between lines 11 and 12, insert the following subsection:

         "F. As used in this section, "municipality" means an incorporated municipality located in a class B county that has a population pursuant to the most recent federal decennial census of greater than twenty thousand but less than twenty-five thousand."".

                               Respectfully submitted,


                               John Arthur Smith, Chairman

Adopted_______________________ Not Adopted_______________________

          (Chief Clerk) (Chief Clerk)

                  Date ________________________

The roll call vote was 9 For 0 Against

Yes:     9

No:      0

Excused: Adair, Campos

Absent:  None

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