The Senate convened this morning to pass 11 bills, advance 8 bills to third reading, and adopt two Senate Resolutions.
Bills passed today include Senate Bill 158, which would create the Complete Streets Act. This act would ensure the safety of all travelers including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders through policies, design guidance, planning, development, construction and maintenance of roads in this state.
Senate Bill 80 was one bill passed to third reading today. The bill would require certain central office administrators and supervisors to substitute teach on at least three instructional days each school year. Superintendents and those who have never held a valid teaching certificate or administrative certificate are exempt from the requirement.
The Senate also passed resolutions congratulating the Bridgeport High School Lady Indian's basketball team for their 2013 AA State Championship title and recognizing the Society of Human Resource Management.
The following committees will meet today:
The Committee on Health and Human Resources will meet today at 1:00 p.m. in 451M.
The Committee on Natural Resources will meet today at 1:00 p.m. in 208W.
The Committee on Education will meet today at 2:00 p.m. in 451M.
The Committee on Finance will meet today at 3:00 p.m. in 451M.
The Committee on Judiciary will meet today at 3:00 p.m. in 208W.
The following committees will meet tomorrow:
The Committee on Children and Poverty will meet tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. in 451M.
The Committee on Labor will meet tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. in 208W.
The Committee on Roads and Transportation will meet tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. in 208W.
The Senate will reconvene tomorrow at 11:00 a.m.