Today in the Legislature

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 - 12:57 PM

Eight Bills Complete Legislative Action in Senate
Eight bills completed legislative action during the Senate floor session this morning. Bills completing legislative action include: House Bill 2521, which would eliminate the requirement of serving domestic violence orders by certified mail; House Bill 4126, which would authorize legislative rules for the Higher Education Policy Commission and Council for Community and Technical College Education; and House Bill 4330, which would provide that drivers licenses may contain information designating the licensee as a person who is an honorably discharged veteran.

Another 10 bills were passed this morning, including House Bill 4351, the Governor’s mine safety legislation.

A message was communicated to the Senate from the House requesting that House Bill 4236, relating to exclusions from the definition of professional personnel for evaluation purposes, be referred to a conference committee.

Thirteen bills were read for the second time. House Bill 4260, relating to insurance coverage for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, was laid over for one day and retains it position on second reading.

Nine bills were on first reading today. Bills advanced to second reading are House Bill 4015, House Bill 4063, House Bill 4130, House Bill 4307, House Bill 4332, House Bill 4376, House Bill 4403, House Bill 4489 and House Bill 4567.

The following committees will meet this afternoon:
Health and Human Resources 1 p.m. - 451M
Military 1 p.m. - Government Organization Conference Room
Education 2 p.m. - 451M
Judiciary 3 p.m. - 208W
Finance 3 p.m. - 451M

The following committees will meet tomorrow morning:
Judiciary 9 a.m. - 208W
Confirmations 9:30 a.m. - President's Conference Room

The Senate is in recess until 5 p.m. today.

UPDATE: The Senate met briefly this evening to receive committee reports.

Four bills were read for the first time. Bills read for the first time include: House Bill 4433, House Bill 4475, House Bill 4601 and House Bill 4634.

Transportation and Infrastructure 10 a.m. - President's Conference Room.

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

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