Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Senate Completes Action on 5 Bills Thursday

The Senate completed action on five bills and passed three others with amendment during the first of two floor sessions on Thursday.

The bills that completed action today include:

House Bill 4086 – Authorizing certain agencies of the Department of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules

House Bill 4233 – Non-binary not permitted on birth certificates

House Bill 4814 – Relating to extending the reporting and sunset dates of the State Advisory Council on Postsecondary Attainment Goals

House Bill 5117 – Relating generally to waiver of initial licensing fees for certain individuals

House Bill 5175 – Eliminate funding for the Center for Nursing and transfer its duties and authorities to the Higher Education Policy Commission.

The bills that passed the Senate with amendment and head back to the House for final approval include:

House Bill 4838 – Require county boards of education to provide long-term substitute teachers, upon hiring, with certain information

House Bill 5122 – Relating to civil service for deputy sheriffs

House Bill 5395 – Relating to judicial review of Board decisions

In the second floor session the Senate took up several House messages as well as committee reports.

The Senate is adjourned until tomorrow, March 1, at 11 a.m.

Evening Meetings:

Judiciary at 4:30 p.m. in 208W

Finance at 4:30 p.m. in 451M

Morning Meetings for 3/1:

Transportation and Infrastructure at 10:45 a.m. in 451M

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