Senator Steans

May 31, 2018

Dear Friends,

 

ERA graphicAs I write this letter to you, I am still beaming from last night. After years of hard work, Illinois became the 37th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

 

This legislation protects all women by declaring that equality of rights will not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of sex. This strengthens legal protections for women and would prevent any future rollbacks to women’s rights policies from Congress or presidential administrations.

 

Those few words have stirred debate within our country for nearly 100 years. The ERA was first introduced in 1923 and was sent to states for ratification in 1972. In many ways, the ERA died in Illinois in the 1970s.

 

Despite false claims from opposition, such as the ERA would force women to be drafted or would harm women in divorce cases, Illinois overcame those arguments and righted the wrong. We are now just one state away from making the ERA the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

 

Senator Steans on the Senate floorOver in the Senate Wednesday night, lawmakers approved a balanced, bipartisan budget which the House supported today. This budget is the result of negotiations between all four caucuses and represents real compromise. It is truly balanced, spending within our means while implementing some cuts and pension reform to keep our state on a path toward fiscal stability.

 

Above all, the budget is an investment in our communities. From funding for cities and towns to social services to providing educational opportunities, I believe Illinoisans young and old will fare better under this budget than they have in years.

 

The budget provides additional funding for social service providers compared to what the governor proposed, including sexual assault services, community mental health and addiction services. It also raises wages for direct support personnel who care for developmentally disabled individuals and increases funding for Child Care Assistance Program providers.

 

It invests in public K-12 schools by increasing education funding under the evidence-based model. It also increases higher education funding and provides additional opportunities for students to go to college in Illinois through the Monetary Award Program and a new matching grant, AIM HIGH, for universities to award merit-based scholarships to Illinois students.

 

As for pension reform, the budget package lays out a voluntary cost-of-living adjustment buyout for inactive vested Tier 1 pensioners that would allow individuals to invest on their own while saving the state nearly $400 million. It also reduces salary spiking, whereby some school districts increase a teacher’s salary significantly in their last few years of teaching to garner them a greater pension, which the state funds. Currently, the state limits school districts to offering raises of no more than 6 percent. If they offer a higher raise, the district has to pick up the pension difference. Under the budget proposal, raises will be capped at 3 percent to alleviate the burden on state taxpayers.

 

This budget provides the foundation for us to move forward to address the backlog and our pension liability. We still have more work to do, but for a moment, let’s celebrate these victories.

 

Sincerely,
Heather Steans
Senator Heather Steans
7th District – Illinois

 

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Senator Steans

May 23, 2018

Dear Friends,

 

Senator Steans on the Seante floorAs we close in on the final week and a half of the legislative session, I want to provide you with a brief update on what I have been working on.

 

Over the past few weeks, the Senate approved my measures to ban “patient brokering” and my legislation to address the shortage of mental health professionals. I have also been working to protect patients from mid-year health insurance changes and to encourage individuals to enroll in comprehensive health insurance plans rather than stay in short-term plans. You can read more about these measures below.

 

Beyond the bills I have sponsored, my primary focus has been negotiating the budget. As chair of the Senate Appropriations I Committee and vice chair of the Senate Appropriations II Committee, we’ve conducted more than 20 public budget hearings to assess the governor’s budget request and agency needs.

 

Illinois faces a number of new budget pressures this year:

• Gov. Bruce Rauner spent $1 billion more than lawmakers appropriated last year.

• We need to increase school funding by $350 million this year under the new evidence-based model.

• The state’s pension payment this year is about $575 million.

• Medicaid expenditures will increase as the federal government spends less.

• We need to pay the bond we used to pay down the state’s backlog of bills.

 

To cover some of these expenses, the governor proposed shifting pension costs to local school districts and universities and cutting funding to towns and cities. This could force many communities to raise property taxes. We are actively working to craft a reasonable budget that does not raise property taxes.

 

I am keenly aware of the devastation the budget impasse caused and have been working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle in the House and Senate to negotiate a full-year budget.

 

Things will move quickly in the next week and a half. Please do not hesitate to contact my office at 773-769-1717 or reach out online with any questions or concerns. You can also follow me on Facebook and Twitter to stay updated on my legislation and what’s happening in the district.

 

Sincerely,
Heather Steans
Senator Heather Steans
7th District – Illinois

 

 

 

Cracking down on health care fraud and ‘patient brokering’

 

“Patient brokering” by companies that use misleading advertising to lure Illinois patients into addiction and mental health treatment at out-of-state facilities would be banned under a measure I sponsored.

 

Patient brokers prey on individuals and families when they are vulnerable and struggling with mental health issues or addiction. These individuals have made the difficult decision to seek treatment, only to find they have been enrolled in a facility in Florida or another state.

 

Out-of-state facilities do not always accept Illinois insurance and may not be accredited. House Bill 4949 would require these marketers to clearly display the address of the facility they are advertising and whether it is licensed in Illinois, as well as which services are covered by insurance.

 

 

Tackling the statewide mental health professional shortage

 

Senator Steans on the Senate floorLast week the Illinois Senate approved two measures I sponsored to address the statewide shortage of mental health professionals.

 

We are woefully understaffed and need to retain and recruit more mental health professionals to work in Illinois. In 80 percent of the state, people can’t easily access the counseling and treatment services they and their families desperately need.

 

House Bill 5109 creates a loan repayment assistance program for mental health professionals practicing in underserved or designated mental health professional shortage areas. To be eligible for the program, an applicant must work at least 12 consecutive months in the designated area and have an outstanding educational loan balance. The amount of the grant would vary based on the applicant’s degree.

 

The Senate also approved House Bill 5111, which would create the Behavioral Health Workforce Education Center Task Force to study Illinois’ shortage of mental health professionals. The task force would submit a report of its findings to the General Assembly by the end of the summer.

 

 

Supporting patients

 

I do not believe insurance companies should be able to change prescription coverage for patients mid-year when they are stable on a prescribed medication and unable to change plans.

 

I sponsored House Bill 4146 to prohibit insurance companies from increasing the out-of-pocket cost for prescribed drugs during the plan year. This legislation would also prohibit companies from moving a drug to a more restrictive tier or denying a patient coverage during the plan year.

 

I hope this legislation helps patients better manage their conditions and choose insurance plans that meet their needs. It is currently under review in the Senate Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care.

 

 

Protecting consumers and the insurance exchange

 

Senator Steans in a committee hearingI sponsored a measure to encourage people to enroll in comprehensive health insurance rather than remaining on a short-term plan.

 

The measure would limit short-term coverage to 90 days within a year, as the Obama administration did in 2016. President Trump has proposed reversing this ruling and allowing individuals to stay on short-term, limited-duration insurance plans for a year. This would drive up the cost for everyone on the exchange.

 

Short-term, limited-duration insurance plans are exempt from many of the Affordable Care Act’s mandates and often provide less coverage to consumers, leaving patients with expensive medical bills. House Bill 2624 would require short-term policies to include a warning message to consumers that the plan might not cover all medical bills.

 

This measure is currently on the order of second reading.

 

 

 

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Senator Steans

May 21, 2018

Dear Friends,

 

Senator Steans in a committee hearingThis week the Senate is scheduled to hear bills in committee to prohibit employers from asking job applicants about their salary history, to encourage enrollment into comprehensive health insurance plans, and to provide some immunity for individuals who break into locked vehicles when attempting to rescue animals from a vehicle.

 

Please find a list of noteworthy bills scheduled to be heard in committee this week below. For directions on how to submit witness slips, click here.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact my office at 773-769-1717 or reach out online with any questions or concerns. You can follow me on Facebook and Twitter to stay updated on my legislation and what’s happening in the district.

 

Sincerely,
Heather Steans
Senator Heather Steans
7th District – Illinois

 

Noteworthy bills in committee this week

 

Civil law issues

• Court fees - HB 4594 is a comprehensive rewrite of Illinois statues that establish court fees and fines and expands assessment waiver eligibility for those unable to pay.
     o Sponsor: Senator John G. Mulroe
     o Committee: Senate Judiciary


• Frail family - HB 4309 allows people to petition courts for visitation when a caregiver has refused to let them see their frail family member. It also requires caregivers to notify the individual's family of hospitalizations and relocations.
     o Sponsor: Senator Melinda Bush
     o Committee: Senate Judiciary

 

Criminal law issues

• Animal rescue - HB 4191 provides limited civil immunity for individuals who cause damage to a locked vehicle when attempting to rescue a dog or cat from a vehicle.
     o Sponsor: Senator Michael Connelly
     o Committee: Senate Criminal Law


• Demilitarization - SR 1716 voices a strong opposition to partisan impulses and the lack of adequate solutions surrounding the demilitarization of police agencies and urges the United States Congress to drastically reduce, if not eliminate, the amount of military equipment provided to local law enforcement agencies.
     o Sponsor Senator Mattie Hunter
     o Committee: Senate State Government


• License plates - SB 880 establishes that recorded license plate recognition system data can only be used for legitimate law enforcement purposes.
     o Sponsor: Senator Antonio Munoz
     o Committee: Senate Executive


• Jail time - HB 4077 allows offenders with Class 4 felony and misdemeanor convictions to credit the time they spend in jail awaiting a trial or plea toward their time on probation.
     o Sponsor: Senator Michael Hastings
     o Committee: Senate Criminal Law


• Eavesdropping - HB 5793 provides an exemption to the eavesdropping statute for doorbells or intercommunication devices with audio and/or video capabilities installed with the consent of the owner or lessee.
     o Sponsor: Senator Iris Martinez
     o Committee: Senate Criminal Law

 

Education issues

• Charter schools - SJR 64 establishes the Task Force on Charter Public Schools Facilities to examine school facility issues.
     o Sponsor: Senator Chuck Weaver
     o Committee: Senate Education Subcommittee on Charter Schools


• Due process - HB 4193 extends the time frame for hearing officers to submit their written decision following the conclusion of a special education due process hearing from 10 days to 10 calendar days excluding Saturday, Sunday and State holidays.
     o Sponsor: Senator Sue Rezin
     o Committee: Senate Education


• Safety - HB 4799 requires school districts that teach Kindergarten through eighth grade to adopt a policy to educate students on effective methods to prevent and avoid traffic injuries while walking or biking.
     o Sponsor: Senator Mattie Hunter
     o Committee: Senate Education


• Consent - HB 5148 requires course material and instruction on sex education to include a discussion of what constitutes sexual consent and what may be considered sexual harassment or sexual assault.
     o Sponsor: Senator Linda Holmes
     o Committee: Senate Education


• Conflict resolution - HB 5786 provides that in-school suspension may focus on non-violent conflict resolution and positive interactions with other students and school personnel.
     o Sponsor: Senator Andy Manar
     o Committee: Senate Education


• Common application - SB 3566 establishes a uniform admission process online for all public Illinois institutions.
     o Sponsor: Senator Chapin Rose
     o Committee: Senate Higher Education

 

Health and insurance issues

• Short-term health insurance - HB 2624 creates the Short-Term, Limited Duration Health Insurance Coverage Act to protect consumers and encourage enrollment into comprehensive health insurance plans. It establishes a maximum coverage period for short-term coverage of 90 days.
     o Sponsor: Senator Heather Steans
     o Committee: Senate Insurance


• Coverage - HB 4146 prevents insurers from changing coverage terms during a plan year for patients that are stable on a prescribed drug.
     o Sponsor: Senator Heather Steans
     o Committee: Senate Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care

 

Human services issues

• Reimbursement - SB 355 requires the Department of Human Services to increase the reimbursement rates to child and day care home providers in the child care assistance program by 7.22 percent next year and by just over 1 percent every year thereafter until fiscal year 2022.
     o Sponsor: Senator Toi Hutchinson
     o Committee: Senate Human Services


• Pharmacy reimbursement - HB 3479 requires managed care community networks to establish a fair and reasonable reimbursement rate to pharmacy providers for prescription drugs.
     o Sponsor: Senator Andy Manar
     o Committee: Senate Human Services

 

Labor issues

• Salary history - HB 4163 prohibits employers from asking job applicants about their salary history. This aims to break the cycle of the gender wage gap.
     o Sponsor: Senator Cristina Castro
     o Committee: Senate Labor


• Wage discrimination - SB 3100 prohibits wage discrimination on the basis of race and sex. It also prohibits employers from asking job applicants about their salary history unless the applicant voluntarily discloses their salary history, their salary history is a matter of public record or if they are a current employee of the employer and applying for a new position with the same employer.
     o Sponsor: Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
     o Committee: Senate Labor


• Workers' comp - HB 4595 creates the Illinois Employers Mutual Insurance Company, a nonprofit workers' comp insurance option.
     o Sponsor: Senator Daniel Biss
     o Committee: Senate Judiciary


• Wage rulings - HB 4324 requires the Department of Labor to rule on all wage claims within 30 days of a claim and employers to deposit 10 percent of the disputed wage claim into an escrow account before the decision is made.
     o Sponsor: Senator Kimberly Lightford
     o Committee: Senate Labor

 

State government issues

• Priority funding - SB 238 provides that a number of state agencies including the Department of Human Services and the Department of Public Health must prioritize funding for communities that have historically suffered from under-investment and experienced high levels of crime, incarceration and community violence.
     o Sponsor: Senator Patricia Van Pelt
     o Committee: Senate Judiciary


• State property - HB 128 allows a village to lease or sell a formerly state-owned property for private purposes. If the property is leased, the village must pay 50 percent of proceeds after expenses to the state.
     o Sponsor: Senator Emil Jones, III
     o Committee: Senate Judiciary


• Tax credit - HB 4237 creates a dollar for dollar income tax credit for individuals who donate to the state treasury and a dollar for dollar property tax credit for individuals who donate to a county treasury. This legislation is designed to address the federal tax cuts, which limited state and local tax deductions.
     o Sponsor: Senator Julie Morrison
     o Committee: Senate Revenue

 

Committee schedule for Monday, May 21

• Senate Veterans Affairs Committee | 4:30 p.m., Room 409
   To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.
• Senate Subcommittee on Charter Schools| 4:30 p.m., Room 212
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• Senate Education Committee | 4:35p.m., Room 212
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Committee schedule for Tuesday, May 22

• Senate Commerce and Economic Development Committee| 9 a.m., Room 400
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• Senate Judiciary Committee |10 a.m., Room 400
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• Senate Human Services Committee | 10 a.m., Room 409
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• Senate Higher Education Committee | 10 a.m., Room 212
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• Senate Executive Committee | 3 p.m., Room 212
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• Senate Criminal Law Committee | 4 p.m., Room 400
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• Senate Insurance Committee | 5:15 p.m., Room 400
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• Senate Revenue Committee | 5:15 p.m., Room 212
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Committee schedule for Wednesday, May 23

• Senate Local Government Committee | 9:15 a.m., Room 409
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• Senate Labor Committee | 10 a.m., Room 212
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• Senate Telecommunications and Information Technology Committee | 11 a.m., Room 212
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• Senate State Government Committee| 4 p.m., Room 409
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• Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions Committee | 4  p.m., Room 400
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• Senate Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care | 5  p.m., Room 400
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Senator Steans

May 15, 2018

Dear Friends,

 

Senator Steans in a committee hearingWe are down to the final three weeks of the legislative session. With last week’s deadline for House Bills to be voted on in committee, fewer and fewer bills will be heard in committee hearings and our time in Springfield will increasingly be used for floor votes.

 

I encourage you to contact your Senator and Representative to voice your support or opposition on bills that are on third reading. To listen to live Senate committee hearings and floor action, click here.

 

Typically, the Senate proposes a budget around the middle of May after the Appropriations committees have concluded the process of holding public hearings to discuss the budget requests from all state agencies and commissions. I continue to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to negotiate a budget.

 

As always, please do not hesitate to contact my office at 773-769-1717 or reach out online with any questions or concerns. You can follow me on Facebook and Twitter to stay updated on my legislation and what’s happening in the district.

 

Sincerely,
Heather Steans
Senator Heather Steans
7th District – Illinois

 

Noteworthy bills in committee this week

 

Civil law issues

• Frail family - HB 4309 allows people to petition courts for visitation when a caregiver has refused to let them see their frail family member. It also requires caregivers to notify the individual's family of hospitalizations and relocations.
     o Sponsor: Senator Melinda Bush
     o Committee: Senate Judiciary

 

Criminal law issues

• License rescission - HB 5042 mandates that any court order to rescind the suspension of a driver's license must contain a factual basis for the rescission.
     o Sponsor: Michael Connelly
     o Committee: Senate Judiciary


• Jail time - HB 4077 allows offenders with Class 4 felony and misdemeanor convictions to credit the time they spend in jail awaiting a trial or plea toward their time on probation.
     o Sponsor: Senator Michael Hastings
     o Committee: Senate Criminal Law


• Eavesdropping - HB 5793 provides an exemption to the eavesdropping statute for doorbells or intercommunication devices with audio and/or video capabilities installed with the consent of the owner or lessee.
     o Sponsor: Senator Iris Martinez
     o Committee: Senate Criminal Law


• License plates - SB 880 establishes that recorded license plate recognition system data can only be used for legitimate law enforcement purposes.
     o Sponsor: Senator Antonio Munoz
     o Committee: Senate Executive

 

Education issues

Head in hands• Training - HB 4658 expands existing training for identifying warning signs of mental illness and suicidal behavior.
o Sponsor: Senator David Koehler
o Committee: Senate Education


• E-learning - HB 4860 makes the electronic learning pilot program permanent. The program is set to expire after the current school year.
o Sponsor: Senator Michael Connelly
o Committee: Senate Education

 

Environmental issues

• Gasification - HB 5198 provides that a facility that collects, separates, stores or converts post-use polymers into crude oil, fuels or other products through gasification or pyrolysis is exempt from Pollution Control Facility regulations.
     o Sponsor: Senator Pat McGuire
     o Committee: Senate Environment and Conservation

 

Health and insurance issues

• Short-term health insurance - HB 2624 creates the Short-Term, Limited Duration Health Insurance Coverage Act to protect consumers and encourage enrollment into comprehensive health insurance plans. It establishes a maximum coverage period for short-term coverage of 90 days.
     o Sponsor: Senator Heather Steans
     o Committee: Senate Insurance


• Sexual assault survivors - HB 5245 outlines improved medical treatment for sexual assault survivors.
     o Sponsor: Senator Julie Morrison
     o Committee: Senate Human Services

 

Human service issues

• Pharmacy reimbursement - HB 3479 requires managed care community networks to establish a fair and reasonable reimbursement rate to pharmacy providers for prescription drugs.
     o Sponsor: Senator Andy Manar
     o Committee: Senate Human Services


• Scholarship - HB 5122 provides a tuition and fees waiver to certain youth who do not receive a scholarship or fee waivers from the Department of Children and Family Services to attend a public post-secondary school in Illinois.
     o Sponsor: Senator Cristina Castro
     o Committee: Senate Human Services

 

Labor issues

• Wage rulings - HB 4324 requires the Department of Labor to rule on all wage claims within 30 days of a claim and employers to deposit 10 percent of the disputed wage claim into an escrow account before the decision is made.
     o Sponsor: Senator Kimberly Lightford
     o Committee: Senate Labor

 

Pension issues

• Defined contribution - HB 5137 requires the Teachers Retirement System and the State Universities Retirement System to create an optional defined contribution benefit plan for active members.
     o Sponsor: Senator Dan McConchie
     o Committee: Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions

 

State government issues

• Bonuses - HB 5309 creates the State Agency and Grantee Bonus Prohibition Act, prohibiting state agencies and hospitals from paying a bonus to employees.
     o Sponsor: Senator Don Harmon
     o Committee: Senate State Government

 

Telecommunication issues

• Blockchain - HB 5553 provides for permitted uses and limitations of blockchain technology in transactions and proceedings. It also restricts local governments' ability to tax, impose a fee or otherwise regulate the use of blockchain technology.
     o Sponsor: Senator Toi Hutchinson
     o Committee: Senate Telecommunications and Information Technology

 

Transportation issues

Construction work• Contracts - SB 276 requires the Illinois Department of Transportation to evaluate each contractor that performed work for the department at the end of the construction season.
     o Sponsor: Senator James Clayborne, Jr.
     o Committee: Senate State Government


• Out-of-state drivers - HB 4472 prohibits an out of state driver from operating a vehicle without insurance.
     o Sponsor: Senator John Curran
     o Committee: senate Transportation


• Safety test - HB 4944 allows truck tractors, semitrailers or property-carrying vehicles that weight 10,000-26,000 pounds to be tested for safety every 12 months. Currently, only truck tractors in combination with a semitrailer are allowed to be inspected every 12 months.
     o Sponsor: Senator Jil Tracy
     o Committee: Senate Transportation


• Dutch Reach - HB 5143 requires the "Dutch Reach" method to be included in the Rules of the Road. The Dutch Reach method of opening the driver's side vehicle door involves checking the rear-view mirror, checking the side-view mirror, and then opening the door with the right hand.  This is intended to reduce instances of injuring bicyclists.
     o Sponsor: Senator Omar Aquino
     o Committee: Senate Transportation

 

Committee schedule for Tuesday, May 15

 

• Senate Education Committee | 1 p.m., Room 212
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• Senate Public Health Committee| 1 p.m., Room 400
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• Senate Judiciary Committee |5 p.m., Room 400
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• Senate Human Services Committee | 5 p.m., Room 409
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Committee schedule for Wednesday, May 16

 

• Joint Senate Appropriations I and II Committee| 8:30 a.m., Room 212
Subject matter hearing on the governor's FY 19 cost-saving initiatives for higher education and local government.
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• Senate Local Government Committee | 9:30 a.m., Room 409
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• Senate Labor Committee | 10:30 a.m., Room 212
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• Senate Executive Committee | 2 p.m., Room 212
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• Senate State Government Committee| 2 p.m., Room 409
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• Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions Committee | 2 p.m., Room 400
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• Senate Insurance Committee | 3:30 p.m., Room 400
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• Senate Criminal Law Committee | 4:45 p.m., Room 400
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• Senate Transportation Committee | 4:45 p.m., Room 212
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Committee schedule for Thursday, May 17

 

• Senate Agriculture Committee | 8:30 a.m., Room 409
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• Senate Commerce and Economic Development Committee| 9 a.m., Room 400
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• Senate Telecommunications and Information Technology Committee | 3 p.m., Room 212
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• Senate Environment and Conservation Committee | 3 p.m., Room 409
To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

 

 

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