18
Mar

Stormwater Bill Still Moving, Spring Round-Table this Thursday

Week #10 brings with it a return to committees and public hearings as the Legislature passed its “house of origin” cutoff March 13. Bills that did not receive floor action in their house of origin by 5pm on the 13th are now considered dead. For those bills still alive, they’ve moved to the opposite chamber and will undergo the same process

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8
Mar

Culvert Work Session and Bills on the Move

As we move into week #9 things are again a bit quieter as Legislators continue to debate bills on the House and Senate floors. The cutoff for bills to get out of their house-of-origin is Wednesday, March 13. Get my bill list here. After this date, any bill that has not moved out of the house it originated in is considered

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4
Mar

What’s Alive, What’s Dead, Post-Cutoff?

As session continues to plow forward things have been busy, but a reprieve is right around the corner. Last Friday, March 1, brought with it the first big session calendar milestone: cutoff. As of Friday, bills that did not make it out of their fiscal committees of origin are now considered dead. Technically, some bills are designated as NTIB or

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25
Feb

Big Hearings in the Week Ahead

We’ve made it! Friday of last week marks the first fiscal cutoff, a big achievement in legislative session calendar milestones. After Friday, any bill still in its fiscal committee or origin is considered dead. With dozens and dozens of bills still in need of hearings and executive action, the transportation and other fiscal committees of the legislature have scheduled long

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