26 May 2024

Regular legislative session through May 26, 2024

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 8 was sent to the governor; HB 46 passed the Senate; HB 48 passed the Senate; HB 103 with minor amendment passed the Senate; HB 114 passed Senate committee; HB 122 passed the Senate; HB 188 was sent to the governor; HB 303 passed the Senate; HB 383 with minor amendment passed the Senate; HB 476 was sent to the governor; HB 506 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 515 was sent to the governor; HB 581 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 596 with minor amendment passed the Senate; HB 644 with minor amendment passed the Senate; HB 716 was concurred in; HB 737 passed the Senate; HB 763 passed the Senate; HB 906 with minor amendment passed Senate committee and with minor amendment passed the Senate; SB 908 passed the Senate; HB 933 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 976 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; SB 13 passed the House; SB 101 was concurred in and sent to the governor; SB 155 with minor amendment passed the House; SB 195 passed the House; SB 208 with minor amendment passed the House; SB 218 with minor amendment passed the House and was concurred in; SB 226 was concurred in and sent to the governor; SB 234 with minor amendment passed House committee and passed the House; SB 262 passed the House; SB 276 with major amendment passed the House and was concurred in; SB 294 with minor amendment passed the House; SB 313 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 350 passed the House; SB 355 was rejected by the Senate and sent to conference; SB 357 with minor amendment passed the House; SB 388 with minor amendment passed the House; SB 420 passed the House; SB 436 passed the House; SB 446 was signed by the governor; SB 449 passed the House; SB 466 with minor amendment passed the House.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 95 was sent to the governor; HB 165 passed the Senate; HB 391 with minor amendment passed the Senate; HB 740 passed the Senate; HB 978 failed to pass the House; SB 30 with minor amendment passed the House.

SCORECARD:

19 May 2024

Regular legislative session through May 19, 2024

SB 479 was substituted for with a benign bill, and thus is removed from the list of bad bills.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 8 passed the Senate; HB 46 passed Senate committee; HB 48 passed Senate committee; HB 121 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 122 passed Senate committee; HB 138 was signed by the governor; HB 162 passed the Senate and was sent to the governor; HB 188 passed the Senate; HB 267 passed Senate committee; HB 383 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 407 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 476 passed the Senate; HB 515 passed the Senate; HB 523 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 608 passed the Senate; HB 644 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 716 with minor amendment passed the Senate; HB 723 with minor amendment passed the Senate; HB 763 passed Senate committee; SB 13 passed House committee; SB 60 passed the House and was sent to the governor; SB 79 passed House committee; SB 101 with minor amendment passed the House; SB 194 was signed by the governor; SB 214 was signed by the governor; SB 226 passed the House; SB 262 passed House committee; SB 294 passed House committee; SB 313 with major amendment passed the Senate; SB 316 passed the House, was concurred in, and was sent to the governor; SB 355 with major amendment passed the House; SB 357 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 377 was signed by governor; SB 446 passed the House and was sent to the governor; SB 449 passed House committee; SB 466 passed House committee; SB 503 was concurred in and sent to the governor.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 95 passed the Senate; HB 165 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 391 failed to pass the Senate; HB 562 passed Senate committee; HB 740 passed Senate committee.

12 May 2024

Regular legislative session through May 12, 2024

Substitute bills left over from last week were assigned. HB 712 became HB 980, HB 902 became HB 981, HB 54 became HB 978, and SB 419 became SB 507. However, SB 507 is a benign version and not placed on the list of bad bills.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 8 passed Senate committee; HB 103 passed Senate committee; HB 114 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 138 passed the Senate and was sent to the governor; HB 188 passed Senate committee; HB 267 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 303 with major amendment passed the House; HB 523 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 596 passed Senate committee; HB 608 passed Senate committee; HB 611 was signed by the governor; HB 763 passed Senate committee; HB 800 with major amendment passed the House; HB 908 passed Senate committee; HB 919 with major amendment passed House committee; HB 980 passed the House; HB 981 with minor amendment passed the House; SB 155 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 194 with minor amendment passed the House and was concurred in; SB 195 passed House committee; SB 214 passed the House and was concurred in; SB 218 with major amendment passed House committee; SB 276 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 295 was signed by the governor; SB 323 was signed by the governor; SB 350 passed House committee; SB 377 passed the House and was concurred in; SB 388 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 420 passed House committee; SB 436 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 503 passed the House.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 95 passed Senate committee; HB 391 passed Senate committee; HB 627 failed to pass the House; HB 978 passed House committee; SB 30 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 426 with major amendment passed Senate committee; SB 479 was reported by substitute.

05 May 2024

Regular legislative session through May 5, 2024

Some bills were reported by substitute, but the chambers didn’t get around to assigning them new numbers or publish their texts. HB 30 was amended into benign form and removed from the list of bad bills.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 8 passed Senate committee; HB 48 passed House committee and with minor amendment passed the House; HB 188 passed Senate committee; HB 201 with minor amendment passed House committee and passed the House; HB 476 passed Senate committee; HB 515 passed Senate committee; HB 571 with minor amendment passed House committee and passed the House; HB 572 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 596 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 611 with minor amendment passed the Senate and was sent to the governor; HB 712 was reported by substitute by House committee; HB 716 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 783 failed to pass the House; HB 800 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 902 was reported by substitute; HB 908 passed the House; HB 946 was deferred involuntarily; HB 956 with minor amendment passed the House; HB 976 passed the House; SB 13 passed the Senate; SB 60 passed House committee; SB 101 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 208 passed House committee; SB 226 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 234 with minor amendment passed Senate committee and passed the Senate; SB 276 with major amendment passed House committee; SB 294 with major amendment passed Senate committee; SB 295 was concurred in and sent to the governor; SB 313 with major amendment passed Senate committee; SB 323 was concurred in and sent to the governor; SB 355 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 357 with minor amendment passed the Senate; SB 420 passed the Senate; SB 446 passed House committee; SB 449 passed the Senate.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 54 was reported by substitute; HB 627 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 255 was sent to the governor and signed by the governor; SB 419 was reported by substitute.

28 April 2024

Regular legislative session through Apr. 28, 2024

HB 306 was substituted for by HB 976. HB 680 also was passed as a substitute, but almost unrecognizably and without its salutary content, and so is removed from the list of good bills. The same applies to HB 959.

THIS WEEK FOR THE GOOD: HB 138 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 407 passed Senate committee; HB 515 passed Senate committee; HB 571 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 572 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 611 with minor amendment passed the Senate; HB 723 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; HB 783 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 800 with major amendment passed House committee; HB 813 passed the House; HB 908 passed House committee; HB 952 with major amendment passed the House; HB 956 with minor amendment passed House committee; SB 13 with minor amendment passed Senate committee; SB 195 with minor amendment passed the Senate; SB 295 passed the House; SB 316 passed House committee; SB 323 passed the House; SB 350 with minor amendment passed the Senate; SB 355 with major amendment passed the Senate; SB 357 passed Senate committee; SB 436 passed the Senate; SB 446 passed the Senate; SB 449 passed Senate committee.

THIS WEEK FOR THE BAD: HB 707 with minor amendment passed House committee; HB 743 was rejected by the House; SB 255 passed the House; SB 327 passed the Senate; SB 430 passed the Senate.