School bus safety

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Head’s SB 2 on school bus safety.  The bill does the following: increases the penalty, from a Class A infraction to a Class C misdemeanor, for an individual who fails to stop when a school bus's stop arm is … [Read more...]

Nonconsensual pornography

For amend and vote only, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Bohacek’s SB 192 on nonconsensual pornography.  The bill defines "intimate image" and creates a civil cause of action against a person who displays or distributes an intimate image without the consent of … [Read more...]

Terrorism and extortion

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard Sen. Freeman’s SB 240 on terrorism and extortion.  The bill does the following: repeals and replaces in a new article the offense of possession, use, or manufacture of a weapon of mass destruction, agricultural … [Read more...]

Various trust matters

For amend and vote only, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Head’s SB 265 on various trust matters.  The bill does the following: defines "designated representative", "judicial proceeding", and "nonjudicial matter" for purposes of the trust code provides … [Read more...]

Notice and hearing on child relocation

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Head’s SB 292 on notice and hearings on child relocation.  The bill provides the following: Changes certain procedures governing the relocation of a child in cases in which custody orders are issued following a determination … [Read more...]

Drug penalties

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard Sen. Koch’s SB 519 on drug penalties. The bill provides that if a person commits the offense of dealing or an attempt or conspiracy to commit dealing; in a controlled substance, the person may be tried in any … [Read more...]

Victims of criminal acts

For amend and vote only, the Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard Sen. Messmer’s SB 551 on victims of criminal acts.  The bill provides the following: that a new registration period may be imposed if a sex or violent offender fails to register or … [Read more...]