- These are the most liberty-critical hearings for the week
- Click on the bill number to read the bill.
- Click on the committee name to email the committee your thoughts.
Of the 24 hearings in the House, we are recommending support of 3 and opposition of 1 with 0 being of interest.
Of the 17 hearings in the Senate, we are recommending support of 6 and opposition of 6 with 0 being of interest.
|Support||HB367||relative to eligibility of students in the education freedom account program.||Education||Tue 4/25||9:00 AM||LOB Room 101||This bill increases the household income level based on the federal poverty guidelines for the eligibility of students to participate in the education freedom account program.|
|Support||HB464||relative to eligible students in the education freedom account program.||Education||Tue 4/25||9:30 AM||LOB Room 101||This bill expands the definition of who is an eligible student qualifying under the education freedom accounts program.|
|Support||HB174||relative to the filing of notice of intent to cut timber.||Energy and Natural Resources||Tue 4/25||9:00 AM||SH Room 103||This bill enables a land owner to cut timber in certain cases where they have not received a response to the notice of intent to cut timber. This bill also makes it a violation for assessing officials to fail to forward a notice to cut to the department of revenue administration in a timely fashion.|
|Support||SB162||relative to exemptions from rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats, and ferrets.||Environment and Agriculture||Tue 4/25||9:00 AM||LOB Room 301-303||This bill makes the initial period for an exemption from the rabies vaccination for dogs, cats, and animals annual with the recertification of a veterinarian.|
|Support||HB156||relative to misconduct by a law enforcement officer.||Judiciary||Tue 4/25||1:15 PM||SH Room 100||This bill adds intentional misrepresentation to the definition of misconduct by a law enforcement officer.|
|Support||HB491||relative to prohibiting the use of the prone restraint for minors.||Judiciary||Tue 4/25||1:30 PM||SH Room 100||This bill prohibits the use of prone restraint on a child in a school or treatment facility.|
|Support||SB119||relative to criminal background checks for charitable games of chance license applicants.||Ways and Means||Tue 4/25||2:00 PM||LOB Room 202-204||This bill exempts members of charitable organizations who do not participate directly in the operation of games of chance from background and criminal records checks.|
|Oppose||SB180||(New Title) relative to product labeling and information guide requirements for cannabis products and the prohibition of the sale of hemp products containing certain levels of THC.||Commerce and Consumer Affairs||Wed 4/26||10:00 AM||LOB Room 302-304||This bill empowers the therapeutic cannabis oversight board to regulate and review the labels and educational materials of cannabis materials. This bill also prohibits the sale of hemp products containing certain amounts of THC.|
|Support||HB337||relative to directing the office of professional licensure and certification to provide notice of public meetings and an opportunity for comment from the public.||Executive Departments and Administration||Wed 4/26||9:00 AM||SH Room 103||This bill directs the office of professional licensure and certification to provide to the public notice of its meetings and an opportunity to comment in such meetings.|
|Support||SB105||relative to information collected by the division of vital records administration as part of the live birth worksheet.||Executive Departments and Administration||Wed 4/26||11:30 AM||LOB Room 306-308||This bill removes the criminal penalty for information requested on the mother’s birth worksheet that is not required for the birth certificate; provides that only de-identified information shall be submitted on the facility worksheet for a live birth; and repeals the requirement that the birth worksheet be retained permanently.|