On Thursday, the House Public Transportation Committee advanced HB1324. This bill would allow law enforcement officers to pull over a driver who does not have their vehicle headlights on when it is raining, snowing, or any time the windshield wipers are being used.
The full House passed HB1267 which requires home caregivers to have a specific number of hours in dementia training.
The House also passed HB1127 which creates the Rural Emergency Hospital Act. This bill would provide a way for rural hospitals in the state to qualify for a new federal designation and be reimbursed at a higher rate for outpatient services.
In addition, the House passed HB1198. This bill would require polls to be open for early voting on county holidays. Polls would continue to be closed for early voting on state holidays.
The House passed HB1258 which would allow cities to issue a permit for the use of sky lanterns if the event is open to the public.
The House will reconvene on Monday at 1:30 p.m.