Various trust and probate issues

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 50 on various trust and probate issues for amend and vote.  The bill is authored by Sen. Freeman and makes various changes to trust and probate laws concerning proof of title affidavits, small estate affidavits, execution of a … [Read more...]

Statute of limitations

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 109 on statute of limitations sponsored by Reps. Steuerwald, Cherry, VanNatter, and Engleman.  The bill provides that an otherwise barred offense may be commenced not later than five years from the earlier of the … [Read more...]

Adult guardianship services

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 139 on adult guardianship services.  The bill is authored by Sen. Lanane and combines the volunteer advocates for seniors program and the volunteer advocates for incapacitated adults programs into one program. The bill also … [Read more...]

Drug scheduling

The House Court and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 194 on drug scheduling sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald.  The bill adds new scheduled drugs to the statutory drug schedules and redefines isomer to bring the definition in-line with the federal definition for criminal … [Read more...]

Courts and judicial officers

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 256 on courts and judicial officers sponsored by Reps. McNamara, Steuerwald, and Torr for amend and vote.  The bill provides: The interim committee on courts and the judiciary (committee) shall review, consider, … [Read more...]

Address confidentiality program

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 424 sponsored by Reps. Engleman, Bartlett, and Schaibley regarding the address confidentiality program.  The bill allows a victim of harassment, human trafficking, intimidation, or invasion of privacy to participate … [Read more...]