Rep. Daneya Esgar, D-Pueblo, was a prime sponsor of House Bill 1230. The constitution allows for regular sessions of up to 121 days, with an option to extend for up to 10 more.
"It's a privilege to serve as a Senate advisor on the House Bill 1002 Conference Committee as we address Indiana's long-term road funding", Bassler said.
Colorado Senate Bill 284 would have required abortion facilities to provide women with the option to see an ultrasound image of their unborn baby and have the image described to her.
Kelly suggests that beyond budget pieces, the legislature focus only on key bills, like those related to the Real ID Act, public safety and the state's opioid epidemic.
One thing is clear however: Lawmakers have no choice but to pass some type of bill.
Senate President Pete Kelly called the House's move an interesting play and stressed the Senate's resolve in opposing an income tax.
The National Junior College Athletic Association has picked Texas to host six championships through 2021 despite a proposed "bathroom bill" similar to what led the governing body to punish North Carolina.
"Voters didn't want sick Montanans to jump through hoops to get medical marijuana", he said.
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Auditors suggest - "It is an unusual move for a Japanese company-and with a warning that the entire company could collapse". The report noted that Foxconn is preparing to begin negotiations with Japanese banks and related companies over the deal.
The Judiciary Committee also voted to kill House Bill (HB) 1230, a sanctuary bill which would made it unlawful to cooperate with federal immigration officials. The Senate is seeking to lower the state limit on spending.
Opponents, though, said the bill is really meant to open the door to religious teaching in science classrooms and would prevent educators and parents from having control over what their children are taught.
"The weight on this is going to be tremendous if it fails", Dossett said.
"We want to have the opportunity, before it turns into controlled unsafe substance plus a burglary or robbery, the opportunity for the district attorneys to have this information", Brecheen said.
"The number of bills in this legislative session attempting to weaken or make it nearly impossible or make it very hard for the initiative process to go forward is fantastic", said the League's Rivka Knox.
Eagle River Republican Sen.
Citing concerns that it was too vague, Geren said he worked with the attorney general's office to include instead a prohibition on a "pattern and practice" of barring officers from enforcing ICE requests. Under the Senate plan, the percent of market value (POMV) draw would go down to 5 percent in 2020; the House suggests lowering the draw one year earlier.