Here’s how February 7th is shaping up to be.
8 AM: Appropriations Subcommittees
- Higher Education (210 Senate)- This subcommittee will be hearing from SLCC and Snow College’s presidents, as well as as reviewing a few legislative audits.
- Natural Resources (25 House)- The subcommittee will be reviewing several reports from state parks.
- Public Education (445 Capitol)- There will budget presentations on several different programs within public education.
- Social Services (30 House)- A number of briefings for Fiscal Year 2012 will be presented to the committee.
10 AM: House floor time begins. Here are a few bills that are on the 3rd reading calendar and may be up for debate:
- HJR 12– Joint Resolution on Property Tax Exemption for Certain Military Personnel- This resolution would start the process in altering the state Constitution, allowing those military members who serve outside of the state to be exempt from property tax.
- House Bill 103– Theft by Deception Amendments- This bill would create additional definitions to the practice of theft by deception.
1:45 PM: The Speaker’s daily Q&A, streamed live on Facebook.
2 PM: Standing Committees:
- Judiciary (20 House)- Proposed legislation dealing with eminent domain and joint custody will be addressed.
- Natural Resources (445 Capitol)- The committee will hear two concurrent resolutions that are being proposed.
- Law Enforcement (25 House)- Proposed legislation addressing topics such as retention of evidence and gambling will be presented.
4 PM: Standing Committees:
- Government Operations (20 House)- Committee will hear legislation addressing use of public buildings.
- Political Subdivisions (450 Capitol)- Legislation addressing state competition and voter registration will be debated.
- Workforce Services (25 House)- Two passed Senate bills will be discussed.
Keep in mind, all of these meetings and agenda are subject to change.
Reps in the News:
Rep. Dougall appeared on KSL’s Sunday Edition to discuss car safety inspections.