House Judiciary Advances Extended Supervision Bill

After days of discussion, the House Judiciary Committee advanced House Bill 2257.

House Bill 2257 requires extended supervision for certain drug offenders.

Also, the committee advanced three other bills.

House Bill 2741 expands the motor vehicle alcohol test and lock program, commonly known as blow-and-go program to offenders with a drug-related offense. It would allow the commissioner to require drug testing.

House Bill 2507 removes the limits on advertising and promotional activities by limited video lottery retailers.

House Bill 2675 yields the judgment interest paid in eminent domain condemnation cases to the interest paid on all other civil judgments. Th bill would set the interest rate to 4.75 percent.