Morning Buzz: February 7, 2012

Morning Buzz: February 7, 2012

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:

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.