1st District Democrats – Legislative Alert for April 27, 2021

The 2021 Legislative Session ended on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Bills that passed the legislature have been sent to the governor’s office for his action to sign the bill into law, allow it to become law without his signature, and/or veto the entire bill or a portion of it.  A number of bills have been signed into law and others … Read More

1st District Democrats – Legislative Alert for March 23, 2021

The 2021 Legislative Session began on Monday, January 12, 2021 and is scheduled to end on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Friday, March 26, 2021 is the last day for bills to pass out of the opposite house committee (except for those bills in the House fiscal committees and the Senate Ways and Means and Transportation committees). Friday, April 2, 2021 … Read More

1st LD Democrats Legislative Alert for March 8, 2021

The 2021 Legislative Session began on Monday, January 12, 2021 and is scheduled to end on Sunday,  April 25, 2021.  Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5 PM is the deadline to pass bills out of their house of origin.  Friday, March 26, 2021 is the last day for bills to pass out of the opposite house committee (except for  those … Read More

1st LD Democrats Legislative Alert for March 1, 2021

The 2021 Legislative Session began on Monday, January 12, 2021 and is scheduled to end on Sunday, April 25, 2021. February 15, 2021 was the last day for bills in the house of origin to pass out of policy committees.  If they did not move out of committee, they are DEAD for this 2021 session. This past Monday, February 22, … Read More

1st District Democrats – Legislative Alert for February 22, 2021

The 2021 Legislative Session began on Monday, January 12, 2021 and is scheduled to end on Sunday, April 25, 2021. This past Monday, February 15, 2021 was the last day for bills in the house of origin to pass out of policy committees.  If they did not move out of committee, they are DEAD for this 2021 session. Today, Monday, … Read More

Legislative Alert for February 8, 2021

The 2021 Legislative Session began on Monday, January 12, 2021 and is scheduled to end on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Monday, February 15, 2021 is the first cutoff date.  This is the last date that bills must pass out of committee in the house of origin except for those in the House fiscal committees and Senate Ways and Means and … Read More

Legislative Alert for February 1, 2021

The 2021 Legislative Session began on Monday, January 12, 2021 and is scheduled to end on Sunday, April 25, 2021. February 15, 2021 is the first cutoff date.  This is the last date that bills must pass out of committee except for those in the House fiscal committees and Senate Ways and Means and Transportation Committees. Top Action of the … Read More

Legislative Alert for March 8, 2020

The 2020 Legislative Session started on Monday, January 13, 2020 and is scheduled to end on this Thursday, March 12, 2020.  As this is a short session, bills moved rapidly through the session.  March 2, 2020 was the last day for bills in the opposite house to pass out of the House fiscal committees and Senate Ways & Means and … Read More

Legislative Alert for March 1, 2020

The 2020 Legislative Session started on Monday, January 13, 2020 and is scheduled to end on Thursday, March 12, 2020.  As this is a short session, bills are moving rapidly through the session.  Tomorrow, March 2, 2020 is the last day for bills in the opposite house to pass out of the House fiscal committees and Senate Ways & Means … Read More

Legislative Alert for March 1, 2020

The 2020 Legislative Session started on Monday, January 13, 2020 and is scheduled to end on Thursday, March 12, 2020.  As this is a short session, bills are moving rapidly through the session.  Tomorrow, March 2, 2020 is the last day for bills in the opposite house to pass out of the House fiscal committees and Senate Ways & Means … Read More

Legislative Alert for February 23, 2020

The 2020 Legislative Session started on Monday, January 13, 2020 and is scheduled to end on Thursday, March 12, 2020.  As this is a short session, bills are moving rapidly through the session.  This Friday, February 28, 2020 is the last date for bills in the opposite houses from their origin to pass out of committee except for those in … Read More

1st Legislative District Democrats – Legislative Alert for April 21, 2019

We are rapidly approaching the end of the legislative session.  We have one week before the session closes.  The session ends on April 28, 2019.  The only items that can be considered this week in the legislature are initiatives, alternatives to initiatives, budgets and matters necessary to implement budgets, matters that affect state revenue, messages pertaining to amendments, differences between … Read More

1st Legislative District Democrats – Legislative Alert for April 8, 2019

We are rapidly approaching the end of the legislative session.  We have less than one month before the session closes.  As such we will be hitting cutoff dates weekly between now and April 28. The future critical dates for the passage of bills are listed below: Tuesday – April 9:  Cutoff Date for Opposite House Bills to Pass Out of … Read More

1st Legislative District Legislative Alert for March 11, 2019

Since Monday, March 4 State Legislators have been busy “on the floor” trying to pass all eligible bills out of the original chamber (house or senate) where they were originally introduced. This Wednesday, March 13 will mark an important milestone in the 2019 Legislative session.   Known as “House of Origin Cut-Off”, this coming Wednesday will mark the day that all … Read More

1st Legislative District Democrats Legislative Alert for March 4, 2019

March 1, 2019  marked an important milestone in the 2019 Legislative session.   Known as “fiscal committee cut-off”, Friday marked the day that all bills which have not passed out of both the policy committee and fiscal committee to which they were introduced are now “dead” for the session and will likely not move forward on the process this year. From … Read More

1st Legislative District Democrats Legislative Alert for February 10, 2019

The 2018 Legislative Session began on Monday, January 14, 2019. The critical dates for the passage of bills is listed below: Friday – February 22:  Cutoff Date for Bills to Pass Out of Policy Committees. Friday – March 1:  Cutoff Date for Bills to Pass Out of Fiscal Committees Wednesday – March 13:  Last day to consider (pass) bills in … Read More