Alerts

2019 Legislative Session

Bill Number Description Last Action Support/Opposed
HB 21 LABOR – Amends existing law to provide that labor negotiation fact finders and others shall meet in open session when meeting with both parties to the negotiation at the same time, to clarify that decisions regarding labor contract offers shall be made in open session, and to repeal the sunset on negotiations in open session. 01/17 –    Reported Printed and Referred to Commerce & Human Resources Opposed
HB 25 ANNEXATION – Amends existing law to provide a requirement regarding annexation of certain agricultural land. 01/29 –   Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 69-0-1

02/30-   Read third time in full – PASSED – 33-0-2

Monitoring
HB 41 SEVERANCE PAY FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES – Repeals and adds to existing law to provide that public employees shall not be eligible for severance pay. 01/24 – Reported Printed and Referred to Commerce & Human Resources Monitoring
HB  42 LABOR – Amends existing law to provide that labor negotiation fact finders and others shall meet in open session when meeting with both parties to the negotiation at the same time, to clarify that decisions regarding labor contract offers shall be made in open session, and to repeal the sunset date on negotiations in open session. 01/29 – Read second time; Filed for Third Reading

02/06- Reported out of committee; to 14th Order for amendment

Opposed
HB 50 MINIMUM WAGE – Amends existing law to remove language prohibiting a political subdivision from enacting a minimum wage that is higher than the state minimum wage. 01/28 –   Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Monitoring
HB 55 MINIMUM WAGE – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding minimum wages. 01/28 –   Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Monitoring
S1028 WORKER’S COMPENSATION – Amends existing law to make psychological injuries suffered by first responders compensable. 02/12 – Read third time in full – PASSED – 31-4-0 Neutral
S1038 EMPLOYMENT OF FIREFIGHTERS – Amends existing law regarding appointment of a third member of a fact-finding commission and completion of the fact-finding process. 01/30 –   Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing Opposed
S1047 PURCHASING BY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS – Adds to and repeals existing law to provide for cooperative purchasing. 02/11 –   Read second time; filed for Third Reading Support
HB 91  DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES – Amends existing law to revise the definition of “development” to exclude activities undertaken by public charter schools. 02/06 –   Reported Printed and Referred to Local Government Monitoring
HB 103 ELECTIONS – Amends existing law to provide for certain disclosures in elections to authorize a levy. 02/12 – Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation, Filed for Second Reading Support
HB 129 TAXING DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding revenue allocation area boundaries and to provide for the right of a taxing district to appeal a decision by the State Tax Commission to not recognize a boundary change. 02/12 – Reported Printed and Referred to Revenue & Taxation Monitoring
HB 131  MUNICIPAL RECORDS – Amends existing law to provide for the classification and retention of municipal media recordings and law enforcement media recordings. 02/12 – Reported Printed and Referred to Local Government Monitoring