- The Senate Corrections committee stripped the medical hemp provisions out of HB2049, placed them in SB147 and passed it our without recommendation. Senate leadership has re-assigned SB147 to the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee. No hearing is scheduled yet.
- SB367, the bill on juvenile justice reform was made available late Wednesday. Hearings are starting on Tuesday and expected to last into the next week.
- HB2538, a bill to allow concealed carry permits to be issued to persons 18-21 was introduced. The age for "constitutional" carry without a permit remains at age 21. A hearing is scheduled in the House Federal and State Affairs Committee on Thursday.
- The revised mutual aid bill (HB2549) was introduced. No hearing set yet.
- The House Judiciary Committee passed out the bill on DUI administrative hearings (HB2289) amended to include the Judicial Council recommendations. The issue of challenging the constitutionality of the contact will not be heard in the administrative hearing but can be raised in an appeal to district court under the amended bill.
- The KLETC funding bill, (SB335) was introduced.
- The CPOST funding bill (HB2553); a bill relating to KORA and report LE agencies send to CPOST (HB2550); and a bill on the CPOST definition of conviction relating to deferred judgement cases (HB2555) were all introduced in the House. Hearings are set for Thursday.
- The KHP funding bills (SB350 and HB2503) were introduced. A hearing was held in the House Transportation Committee on Thursday on HB2503.
Key happening for last week, January 25-29, 2016.
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