The House State Agencies Committee advanced HB1402. This bill requires special elections to be held with the preferential primary or the general election. If it is called in a year where the preferential primary or general election is not held, the legislation specifies dates in May or November.
The House Insurance and Commerce Committee advanced SB105 which allows a government entity, on its own or in partnership with a private entity, to apply for grants or loans to provide broadband in unserved areas.
The House Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative, and Military Affairs Committee advanced SB4. This bill creates a legislative task force to examine issues related to veteran affairs.
In a vote of 56-40, the House voted in favor of SJR3. This resolution seeks to apply to the United States Congress to call a convention of states for the purpose of proposing amendments to the United States Constitution under the provisions of Article V. The resolution states the proposed amendments would be limited to imposing fiscal restraints on the federal government, limiting power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and limiting terms for members of congress.
The House will convene on Thursday at 1pm.