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, January 9|
|9 a.m.||SB2121 Caps restitution fees for insufficient fund checks and allocates fees to counties or to the state depending on which office is responsible for monitoring restitution payments. Senate Judiciary Committee, Fort Lincoln Room.|
|9:30 a.m.||SB2098 Allows victim services providers to have access to juvenile court files and records. Senate Judiciary Committee, Fort Lincoln Room.|
|10 a.m.||SB2087 Replaces the term "compulsive gambling" with "gambling disorder." Senate Judiciary Committee, Fort Lincoln Room.|
|10:15 a.m.||SB2114 Deals with definition of permanency hearing, reasonable efforts for sibling placement, group homes, and liability coverage to foster homes for children. Senate Human Services Committee, Red River Room.|
|11 a.m.||SB2125 Allows a correctional officer possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon at a public gathering. Senate Judiciary Committee, Fort Lincoln Room.|
|2 p.m.||HB1137 Deals with workers' compensation requirements for general contractors and cease and desist orders. House Industry, Business and Labor Committee, Peace Garden Room.|
|Tuesday, January 10|
|8:30 a.m.||HB1003, HB1063 Attorney General appropriation hearing. House Appropriations Committee, Government Operations Division, Medora Room.|
|9 a.m.||SCR4003 Calls for study of the current juvenile justice process. Senate Judiciary Committee, Fort Lincoln Room.|
|9:45 a.m.||HB1141 Subjects school board advisory committees to open records law. House Education Committee, Coteau A. Room.|
|10 a.m.||SB2132 Case transferred from municipal court to district court would be remanded when defendant waives jury trial only if prosecution and defense agree to remand. Senate Judiciary Committee, Fort Lincoln Room.|
|11 a.m.||HB1057 Makes property and debt listings filed in divorce actions confidential. House Judiciary Committee, Prairie Room.|
SB2077 Appropriation hearing for Office of Administrative Hearings. Senate Appropriations Committee, Harvest Room.
|Wednesday, January 11|
|9 a.m.||SB2042 Defines mental health professionals in terms of Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier 4 in various statutory provisions. Senate Human Services Committee, Red River Room.|
|2 p.m.||HB1156 Prohibits payment of workers' compensation benefits for medical marijuana. House Industry, Business and Labor Committee, Peace Garden Room.|
|Thursday, January 12|
|9 a.m.||SB2126 Allows an individual designated by parent or legal guardian of minor to sign application for operator's license but maintains responsibility for negligence of minor with parent or legal guardian. Senate Transportation Committee, Lewis and Clark Room.|
|10:30 a.m.||SB2046 Establishes a pilot program for providing state services to juveniles adjudicated in tribal court. Senate Government and Veterans Affairs Committee, Sheyenne River Room.|
|Friday, January 13|
|10:30 a.m.||SB2022, SB2082 Appropriation hearing for Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents. Senate Appropriations Committee, Harvest Room.|
This list was compiled by District Judge Gail
Hagerty. 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.