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LJIC Legislation

The Law and Justice Interim Committee proposed several bills as the result of its work during the 2014-2015 interim. It also authorized for early drafting bills proposed by the various agencies over which the LJIC has interim oversight duties. The committee bills are listed below, followed by links to the agency proposals.

 

 

 

Committee Bills

SJ 3: Study the Board of Pardons and Parole

The LJIC approved the following SJ 3-related bill drafts.

Short Title and Draft Number Bill Number Final Status

Revise MAPA provisions related to the Board of Pardons and Parole (LClj98)

HB 128

Enacted

Require parole hearings to be video recorded (LClj97B) HB 28 Enacted
Clarify that the governor may change parole board presiding officer (LJlj94) HB 19 Enacted
Revise parole criteria laws (LClj95) HB 135 Enacted
Revise executive clemency laws (LClj90) HB 43 Enacted

 

SJ 22: Study of family law procedures and alternatives

The LJIC approved the following SJ 22-related bill drafts.

Short Title and Draft Number Bill Number Final Status
Provide for a decree of dissolution without a hearing when uncontested (LClj02) HB 12 Enacted
Allow spouse to restore original name as part of dissolution filing (LClj04) HB 20 Died
Adjust debt limit allowed for summary dissolution (LClj01) HB 26 Enacted
Clarify who must move to amend parenting plan when one parent relocates (LClj03) HB 129 Enacted

 

Other Topics

The LJIC approved the following bills that were developed by the committee after hearing testimony on various corrections-related topics.

Short Title and Draft Number Bill Number Final Status
Revise laws related to housing for offenders (LClj51) HB 25 Died
Allow the Dept. of Corrections to set a minimum percentage of inmate earnings saved (LClj52) SB 101 Enacted
Study the Crossroads Correctional Center and oversight of that facility (LClj50) SJ 3 Died

 

Agency Legislation


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