On Feb. 9, House Bill 4 (HB 4), initially filed on Jan. 27 as an act to extend the delay on the payment deadline for ABC permit renewals, passed the Senate Committee on Commerce and Insurance and was referred to Senate Rules Committee for further review.
On Feb. 9, the Energy and Public Utilities Committee met to discuss House Bill 20: 1998 Clean Water Bond Add’l Connections. This bill originally filed on January 21, extends the type of development connections to water supply lines funded by the clean water and natural gas critical needs bond act of 1998. This bill passed the House Energy and Public Utilities Committee on the first reading on Feb. 28. The bill was referred to the Committee on Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House.
Senate Bill 37 requires all local school administrative units to offer in-person instruction to students in grades K-12, for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. On Feb. 9, Senate Bill 37 passed the Senate on the third reading and passed the House on the first reading. On Feb. 10, the bill was re-referred to the Committee on Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House. On Feb. 11, the bill passed the House on the second and third reading and was ordered engrossed. The Senate subsequently failed to concur in the House changes and the bill is now in Conference Committee.
Senate Bill 38 allows a non-attorney sole owner of an S-Corporation to legally represent and appear in court on behalf of the S-Corporation in certain civil actions. On Feb. 10, the bill passed by the Senate Judiciary and proceeded to the Senate Rules Committee for further review.
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