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Monday, January 30, 2012 - 02:37 PM

Jason Flatt Act Passes Senate
In this afternoon's floor session the Senate passed six bills and introduced 11. The Senate also adopted Senate Resolution 14, which honors Pineville Volunteer Fire Department for their heroic actions while saving the life of Marcia McKinney, who was trapped on the second story of the fully engulfed house.

Of the bills passed, one is Senate Bill 221, which would create the Jason Flatt Act of 2012. The bill would require the Center for Professional Development to provide routine education of all professional educators and certain service personnel on warning signs and resource for suicide prevention.

Of the bills introduced, Senate Bill 452,would create the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Act. The bill would require voter approval to increase governmental spending or debt and that summaries of ballot issues be mailed to voters.

The following committees will meet today:
Finance 3 P.M. - 451M
Judiciary 3 P.M. - 208W
Agriculture 2 P.M. - 451M
Pensions and Retirement 2 P.M. - 208W

The following committees will meet tomorrow:
Economic Development 9 A.M. - 451M
Transportation and Infrastructure 10 A.M. - 451M

The Senate is adjourned until 11 A.M.

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