Legislation

Issue

Description

Bill #

Committee

Hearing

Status

Physician-Assisted Suicide Oppose any legislation legalizing physician-assisted suicide. HB 6425 Public Health

Held 2/26

Testimony

Voted out of committee to House on 3/5
           
Pregnancy Care Centers Oppose all attempts to regulate Pro-life Pregnancy Care Centers SB 144 Public Health Held 2/10

Voted out of committee to Senate on 2/22

           
Welfare Lien Issue Support a change in current law that allows the state to recover money from former welfare recipients when their financial situation improves. 

HB 6416

SB 873

Human Services

Finance

Both bills heard on 2/16

Testimony

HB 6416 Died in Committee - no vote

SB 873 awaiting Finance Committee vote

           
Recreational Marijuana Oppose any efforts to legalize recreational marijuana. SB 888  Judiciary

Held on 2/26

Testimony

Voted out of Committee on 4/6 to Senate
           
Domestic Workers Provides a new program to educate domestic workers and employers about wage and hours worked laws.  SB 943 Labor

Held on

3/4

Testimony

Voted out of committee on 3/23 to Senate
           
Access to Original Birth Certificates Oppose any legislation changing access to original birth certificates for certain adoptees.. HB 6105 Planning and Development

Held on 2/3

Testimony

Voted out of committee to House on 3/2
           
Clean Slate Support the adoption of clean slate legislation which deletes a persons criminal record if they are released from prison and maintain a crime free record for a set number of years. SB 1019 Judiciary

Held on 3/8

Testimony

Voted of of committee on 4/5 to Senate
           
Educational Access and Opportunity Scholarships Support - Provide tax credits for donations made to scholarship foundations to enhance opportunity Proposed HB 6175  Finance

Held on 3/8

Testimony 

Awaiting committee vote 
           
Money Follows the Student Support - The funds per pupil follow the student to alternative public education settings like magnet schools. SB 949  Education

Held on 3/3

Testimony 

Died in Committee - no vote