Ethics Committee Report – Week 4, 2017

January 30, 2017 Senate Staff 0

This resolution updates the Senate’s rules governing lobbyists. It includes one minor change and one date change. The bill changes the threshold at which a political action committee must file from $750 to $1,000, and also changes which General Assembly this resolution governs.

Labor & Business Relations Committee Report – Week 3, 2017

January 25, 2017 Senate Staff 0

SF 32 adds hair samples to the testing methods that may be used in private sector drug testing. Current law allows drug testing on samples of urine, saliva, breath and blood, if the testing standards have been adopted by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Senate File 32 allows for testing hair samples, if testing standards have been cleared or approved for drug testing by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

Rules & Administration Committee Report – Week 3, 2017

January 24, 2017 Senate Staff 0

SR3 proposes permanent rules for the Senate for the 87th General Assembly and makes several changes: Rule 10 allows points of personal privilege immediately prior to adjournment for the day. Previously, points were allowed when no motion was pending or other business was being considered by the Senate. Rules 12 and 52 are technical and remove the word “germaneness” and insert whether an amendment is germane. ….

Ethics Committee Report – Week 3, 2017

January 24, 2017 Senate Staff 0

SSB 1005 – This resolution updates the Senate’s rules governing lobbyists. It includes one minor change and one date change. The bill changes the threshold at which a political action committee must file from $750 to $1,000 and also changes which General Assembly this resolution governs. SSB 1006 – This resolution updates the Senate’s Code of Ethics. It includes one minor change and one date change. The bill changes the threshold at which a political action committee must file from $750 to $1,000 and also changes which General Assembly this resolution governs.

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