The following is a list of legislative committee hearings which may be of interest to judges and lawyers. Additional information on legislative hearings is available on the Legislative Council's website.
Note: Viewing the text of bills requires Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded.
|Monday, March 25|
|10:30 a.m.||SB 2198 Makes petitions for discharge inapplicable during periods when a sexually dangerous individual is serving a term of imprisonment. House Judiciary Committee, Prairie Room.|
|Tuesday, March 26|
|10 a.m.||HB1451 Increases the required number of signatures necessary to direct a judge to summon a grand jury from ten to forty percent. Senate Judiciary Committee, Fort Lincoln Room.|
|9:20 a.m.||HB 2165 Limits liability of a purchaser who received property by a transfer on a death deed. House Judiciary Committee, Prairie Room.|
|9:45 a.m.||HB 2166 Adjusts the lis pendens and timing requirements of recording construction liens. House Judiciary Committee, Prairie Room.|
|10:00 a.m.||HB 2168 Clarifies to whom after-acquired title may be conveyed through the use of a quit claim deed. House Judiciary Committee, Prairie Room.|
|Wednesday, March 27|
|9:15 a.m.||HB 1128 Enacts the Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act applying to premarital or marital agreements signed after July 31, 2013. Senate Judiciary Committee, Fort Lincoln Room.|
|10:15 a.m.||HCR 3047 Creates a department of higher education under the governor. Senate Judiciary Committee, Fort Lincoln Room.|
|9:00 a.m.||SB 2239 Adds a taser to the list of non-dangerous weapons that may be carried. House Judiciary Committee, Prairie Room.|
|10:30 a.m.||SB 2074 Increases penalties for insurance fraud. House Judiciary|
|Friday, March 29|
|8:30 a.m.||HB 1267 Modifies the time when a lessor may retain and dispose of abandoned property. Senate Government and Veterans Affairs Committee, Missouri River Room.|
|8:00 a.m.||HB 1467 Limits the authority of the state to restrict the possession of or seize firearms and ammunition in declared emergencies. Senate Government and Veterans Affairs Committee, Missouri River Room.|
This list was compiled by Nate Martindale. Legislative committee schedules and the full text of bills are available on the Legislative Branch's website: http://www.legis.nd.gov/. Viewing requires the Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded from the legislature's website.