Zero THC hemp extract

On amend and vote only, the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law heard SB 52 authored by Sen. Young on zero THC hemp extract. The bill was amended to define zero THC hemp extract and allow for the sale of certain qualifying products (including for treatment … [Read more...]

Civil forfeiture

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 99 on civil forfeiture, authored by Sen. Bray.  The bill was prepared by the interim study committee on courts and the judiciary and provides the following: requires the prosecuting attorney to file an affidavit of probable … [Read more...]

Crimes resulting in the loss of a fetus

The Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law heard SB 203 authored by Sen. Freeman on crimes resulting in the loss of a fetus. This bill eliminates the requirement that a fetus reaches viability to charge murder for an unborn child. The bill provides for the … [Read more...]

Handgun licensing

The Senate heard SB 237 on handgun licensing, authored by Sen. Bray.  The bill provides the following: increases the duration of a four-year handgun license to five years. requires a law enforcement officer to whom an application for a handgun license is made to … [Read more...]

Order to repair tax sale property

The Senate Civil Law heard SB 296 on order to repair tax sale property, authored by Sen. Raatz. The bill provides that an order to repair tax sale property originally issued by an enforcement authority under the unsafe building law to the owner of a vacant or abandoned … [Read more...]

Termination of parental rights

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 402 on termination of parental rights authored by Sen. Becker.  The bill provides the following: requires the Department of Child Services (Department) to file a petition for termination of parental rights if a child's parent, … [Read more...]

Forensic treatment services

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1006 concerning forensic treatment services authored by Rep. Steuerwald. The bill was amended to clarify that the services provided under the Recovery Works program could be available under a misdemeanor pilot program if … [Read more...]