When I wrote about the lack of substantive bills being proposed by our local legislative delegation, state Rep. David Murzin sent me this note:
On Tuesday, March 4 the 2008 Legislative Session began, and like my colleagues in the House I have filed six bills for consideration this Session.
Status: Tuesday, April 08, 2008 – Favorable with CS by Jobs & Entrepreneurship Council
HB 247 Nursing Facilities- This will allow our nurses and certified nursing assistants to spend less time filling out paperwork and more time taking care of their residents.
Status: Replaced by Committee substitute, Added to Second Reading Calendar on Tuesday, April 08, 2008 3:28 PM
HB 573 Excavation and Demolition Notification System- This bill will prohibit municipalities and/or member utilities from charging excavators (such as property owners or developers) a fee to locate and mark utility lines.
Status: Added to Second Reading Calendar on Thursday, March 06, 2008 6:04 PM
HB 1323 Telecommunications Services- HB 1323 extends the requirement that a local telephone company must provide basic local service to any person within its service area.
No staff analysis
Status: Now in Committee on Utilities & Telecommunications on Tuesday, March 11, 2008 12:46 PM
HB 1461 Termination Parental Rights – Makes it easier for children, who have been in the foster care system for a long period of time, to be adopted
Status: Workshopped on Committee on Constitution & Civil Law agenda on Monday, March 17, 2008 4:26 PM
HB 1491 Transportation Projects- this bill would help local governments who create inter local agreements for funding road improvements
Status: Now in Committee on Infrastructure on Monday, March 10, 2008 9:23 AM