Friday, June 2, 2023

Senate Introduces Constitutional Amendment

Five Senate bills on first reading were advanced to second reading on the Senate Calendar. One of these bills, Senate Bill 238, would increase the monetary limit to file a circuit court suit. The other four bills also have same as companion bills in the House of Delegates.

The Senate also introduced 16 bills, bringing the total number of Senate bills introduced this session to 342. Some of these new bills included Senate Bill 327, which would expend money for certain veterans’ grave markers, and Senate Bill 339, which would create the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act.

The Senate also introduced Senate Joint Resolution 7 which would amend the Constitution to designate a Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment.

The following committees will meet today, January 24:
Health and Human Resources – 1:00 p.m. – 451M
Education – 2:00 p.m. – 451M
Finance – 3:00 p.m. – 451M
Judiciary – 3:00 p.m. – 208W

The following committees will meet tomorrow, January 25:
Joint Judiciary Committee – 9:00 a.m. – House Chamber
Military – 10:00 a.m. – 208W

The Senate will reconvene at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 25.

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