SB 6015, Wrongful Death, passed the Senate and is very much still alive this session. The Senate Bill is being heard this week in the House Judiciary Committee As a reminder, the House version passed both the House policy and fiscal committees respectively and perhaps only failed to pass off the House Floor since the Senate version of the bill had
Senate advances bills that expands county liability – SB 6015 represents a substantial expansion to the number of people who may file a claim and the damages for which they may seek redress for wrongful death. It is expected to considerably increase the costs to public entities. The bill passed off the Senate floor Friday night on a mostly partisan vote.
SB 6002 is scheduled for action by the House State Government, Elections & IT Committee at 8 am on Wednesday, February 7. Because this bill moved so fast at the start of session, the next cutoff date that applies to a Senate Bill in a House Committee is February 23, when it needs to pass out of its current House committee. In
Senate Bill 6408, which was passed out of the Senate Policy committee last week, removes expiration dates, making current requirements PRA provisions governing body-worn cameras permanent and applicable to all law enforcement and corrections agencies deploying body-worn cameras. The measure has broad support and results from the recommendations generated from a Legislative Taskforce, barring the unforeseen (and we are talking about the Legislature