14 May 2022

Regular legislative session through May 14, 2022

HB 161, HB 774, and SB 47 were amended ways to remove these from the list of bad bills.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 12 passed Senate committee; HB 29 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 178 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 185 passed the House; HB 202 passed Senate committee; HB 356 failed to pass the House; HB 428 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 438 passed the House; HB 531 passed House committee; HB 681 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 701 passed Senate committee; HB 811 passed House committee; HB 837 was discharged from committee; HB 865 passed House committee; HB 884 with major amendment passed the House; HB 969 passed the House; HB 978 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 1074 passed the House; SB 4 failed to pass the Senate; SB 104 passed House committee; SB 112 passed the Senate; SB 141 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 143 with minor amendment passed the Senate; SB 258 passed House committee; SB 354 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 383 with minor amendment passed House committee.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 183 passed House committee; HB 303 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 391 with minor amendment passed the House;  HB 557 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 649 on reconsideration failed to pass the House; HB 688 failed to pass the House; HB 1012 passed the House; SB 201 passed Senate committee.

07 May 2022

Regular legislative session through May 7, 2022

HB 559 was substituted for by HB 1074. Also, SB 256 was amended to become benign and SB  358 and 467 were improved enough to warrant removal from the list of bad bills.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 53 failed to pass the House; HB 80 passed the House; HB 117 with major amendment passed House committee; HB 194 passed the House; HB 269 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 356 passed House committee; HB 364 with major amendment passed the House; HB 369 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 438 with major amendment passed House committee; HB 455 passed the House; HB 544 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 837 was deferred involuntarily; HB 884 with major amendment passed House committee; HB 953 passed the House; HB 978 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 1031 with major amendment passed House committee; HB 1059 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 1074 passed House committee; SB 44 passed House committee; SB 112 with major amendment passed Senate committee.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 195 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 391 with major amendment passed House committee; HB 649 failed to pass the House; HB 678 passed House committee.

30 April 2022

Regular legislative session through Apr. 30, 2022

HB 461 was reported by substitute but the changes neutered the beneficial impact of the bill, and was removed from the list of good bills. The same happened to HB 665 except the content that made it bad was excised, so it was removed from the list of bad bills.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 12 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 53 with major amendment passed House committee; HB 80 passed House committee; HB 194 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 202 passed the House; HB 269 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 364 passed House committee; HB 494 passed House committee; HB 526 passed House committee; HB 554 passed House committee; HB 655 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 681 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 701 with major amendment passed the House; HB 865 passed House committee; HB 953 passed House committee; HB 969 passed House committee; HB 990 passed the House.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 190 passed the House; HB 195 passed House committee; HB 303 passed House committee; HB 649 passed House committee; HB 1012 with minor amendment passed House committee.

SCORECARD:
Total number of bills, House: 1066; total number of bills, Senate: 496.

Total number of good bills, House: 80; total number of good bills, Senate: 25.

 

Total number of bad bills, House: 53; total number of bad bills, Senate: 18.

 

Total House good bills heard in House committee: 37; total Senate good bills heard in Senate committee: 14.

 

Total House bad bills heard in House committee: 29; total Senate bad bills heard in Senate committee: 19.

 

Total House good bills approved by House committee: 29; total Senate good bills passed by Senate committee: 8.

 

Total House bad bills approved by House committee: 10; total Senate bad bills passed by Senate committee: 2.

 

Total House good bills approved by House: 13; total Senate good bills approved by Senate: 5.

 

Total House bad bills approved by House: 3; total Senate bad bills approved by Senate: 1.

 

Total House good bills heard in Senate committee: 0; total Senate good bills heard in House committee: 0.

 

Total House bad bills heard in Senate committee: 0; total Senate bad bills heard in House committee: 0.

 

Total House good bills approved by Senate committee: 0; total Senate good bills approved by House committee: 0.

 

Total House bad bills approved by Senate committee: 0; total Senate bad bills approved by House committee: 0.

 

Total House good bills approved by Senate: 0; total Senate good bills approved by House: 0.

 

Total House bad bills approved by Senate: 0; total Senate bad bills approved by House: 0.

 

Total House good bills going to governor: 0; total Senate good bills going to governor: 0.

 

Total House bad bills going to governor: 0; total Senate bad bills going to governor: 0.

 

Total House good bills signed by governor/filed with Secretary of State: 0; total Senate good bills signed by governor/filed with Secretary of State: 0.


Total House bad bills signed by governor/filed with Secretary of State: 0; total Senate bad bills signed by governor/filed with Secretary of State: 0.

23 April 2022

Regular legislative session through Apr. 23, 2022

HB 807 was amended in committee to make it a benign bill and thus was removed from the list of bad bills. And SB 184 was withdrawn, so it also exits the list of bad bills.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 12 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 33 passed the House; HB 37 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 43 passed the House; HB 54 with minor amendment passed House committee and with major amendment passed the House; HB 202 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 412 passed House committee; HB 455 passed House committee; HB 544 passed House committee; HB 618 passed the House; HB 1059 with minor amendment passed the House; SB 44 passed the Senate; SB 104 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; SB 144 with minor amendment passed the Senate.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 190 passed House committee; HB 209 was deferred involuntarily; HB 308 passed the House; HB 363 passed the House.

16 April 2022

Regular legislative session through Apr. 16, 2022

Both houses are hitting their stride with a considerable increase in significant bills processed.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 12 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 33 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 37 with major amendment passed House committee; HB 43 passed House committee; HB 701 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 990 passed House committee; SB 4 with major amendment passed Senate committee; SB 141 passed the Senate; SB 143 passed Senate committee; SB 144 passed Senate committee; SB 258 passed the Senate; SB 350 passed the Senate.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 363 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 557 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 707 with minor amendment passed House committee.