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Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 12:44 PM

House Honors Jessica Lynch and Introduces 21 Bills
The House gave a long standing applause in honor of former prisoner of war, Jessica Lynch, today during session. Lynch was visiting the Capitol today to serve as ambassador for the Imagination Library program.

A total of 21 bills were introduced by the House today. Among those introduced was House Bill 4310, which would prohibit registered sex offenders from living within 1,000 feet of a school, child care facility, playground or a victim's home, and House Bill 4309, which states that if a child is habitually absent from school, he or she will be considered neglected.

House Bill 4107 regarding volunteer firefighter training, and House Bill 4250, which would create the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act, were both advanced to 2nd reading. House Bills that were advanced to 3rd reading include House Bill 4238, which would establish procedures for participants on the special absentee voting list and House Bill 4251, which is in relation to amending the uniform commercial code.

The following meetings will be held this afternoon:
Finance- 1:00 p.m.- 460
Judiciary- 1:00 p.m.- 410
Government Organization- 1:30 p.m.- 215E
Education- 2:00 p.m.- 434

The following committees will meet tomorrow morning:
Finance 9:00 a.m. - 460 M

The House is adjourned until 11 a.m. tomorrow.

›› House bills introduced on this date



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