Senate Bill 101, which would include nursing homes and their health care providers in the Medical Professional Liability Act, was passed.
Senate Bill 139, which would regulate certain purchases of precious gems and metals, and Senate Bill 435, which would continue the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program, were read for the first time. In addition to these two bills, 16 bills were introduced.
The Senate also adopted Senate Resolution 25, making March 6, 2013 “Women’s Day,” and Senate Resolution 26, making this month “American Red Cross Month.” Representatives from each group were on hand to accept their respective resolutions.
The Senate will reconvene tomorrow at 11am.
Committees meeting today:
Senate Economic Development Committee - 1pm - 451M
Senate Government Organization Committee - 2pm - 451M
Senate Judiciary Committee - 3pm - 208W
Senate Finance Committee - 3pm - 451M
Committees meeting tomorrow:
Senate Judiciary Committee - 10am - 208W
Senate Education Committee - 2pm - 451M
Senate Education Committee - 5pm - 451M