Daily Update – Jan 24

The House Education Committee advanced legislation that would change the way we fund higher education.

HB1209 would fund colleges and universities based on a productivity model rather than enrollment.

The House Judiciary Committee advanced a bill that provides for extended sentences for anyone found guilty of an offense targeting law enforcement, first responders, or their families.

The same committee also advanced a bill which makes clear that an individual can be charged with harassment for communication on an electronic device including communication through social media.

And the Judiciary Committee voted in favor of legislation allowing medical licensing boards access to expunged and sealed criminal records when considering licensing an individual.

The House will reconvene Wednesday at 1:30 pm.

2017-01-26T07:11:04+00:00 Jan 24th, 2017|Summaries|