SB-356 - limiting the authority of delegates to Article V conventions and re-codifying the laws relative to religious societies and (/) adding a religious exemption to the insurance mandates relative to coverage for contraception. This bill: (1) Limits the scope of amendments that may be considered by delegates to a constitutional convention called pursuant to Article V of the US Constitution. (2) Re-codifies Title 29, relative to religious societies. (3) (A - Amendment) A-2215h adds (/) the text of previously passed HB-1546, a religious exemption to the insurance mandates relative to coverage for contraception. A-2208h passed voice vote. A-2215h passed (roll call - RC) RC 205-134. Bill passed (Ought to Pass) OTP-A RC 210-130.
These (/) amendments are passed House bills that the Senate killed, and were added back on to Senate bills in attempt to save them, by having a committee of conference.
SB-378 - allowing municipalities to remove snow from private roads and driveways and class VI highways. Back from second committee without change; passed OTP (D - Division vote, name not recorded) D 195-137.
SB-328 - relative to the procedure for filling a vacancy on a cooperative school board. Bill changes the statute to create a process for filling the vacancy for co-operative school boards for situations where there are either single or multiple members representing a town. A-2104h and bill passed OTP on voice votes.
SB-373-L - authorizing the retention of funds by a school district and (/) relative to regional vocational education centers in the Manchester school district. Bill: (1) Authorizes a school district to retain funds for emergency expenditures or to reduce the tax rate. (2) Makes changes to the definition and enrollment requirements for regional vocational education centers in Manchester school district. (3) Provides that the Manchester school district shall bear the costs associated with such changes. A-2193h and A-2260h passed on voice votes. Bill passed OTP D 245-68.