There’s a lot to say as we head toward the first major deadline of the session. We have been very busy in committees, hearing and passing bills to the full Senate for debate. I’ll get right to it.
What a turnout! You really make a guy feel loved. In reality, I think you really came to hear our excellent Attorney General, Derek Schmidt. You brought great questions, helpful feedback, and you brought a lot of friends! Keep them coming, our next event is
On the Home Front
Thanks to the wonderful folks at SafeHome for advocating on behalf of domestic violence victims. They joined dozens of groups from across the state to visit legislators at the Capitol. If you feel threatened in your home, please consider calling them at 913-262-2868.
On the Senate Floor - Floor Livestream – Senate Calendar
The first handful of bills we deal with tend to be annual date changes or non-controversial technical edits. We’ve passed a lot of bills, but most of them have been unanimous because those “rats and cats” bills are the fastest to get through the committee process. Here are a few bills of broader interest:
If you’re a car dealer, SB 39
would change the Vehicle Dealers and Manufacturers Licensing Act regarding how new vehicle dealers are compensated for warranty services and how dealers establish markup for parts and labor. A complete description of the bill changes is in the supplemental note
. It passed unanimously.