2018 Senate Bill Introductions

SB 7:  A bill limiting the amount of monetary contributions a candidate for statewide office, a candidate for legislative office, or a political party may receive from certain sources.
Status:  Pre-filed 12/18/17. Referred to Senate State Affairs 1/9/18. Set for hearing 1/19/18. Committee passed (7-0) 1/19/18; referred to Senate floor.

SB 8:  A bill establishing provisions on how campaign contribution limits will apply to certain aggregate contributions.
Status:  Pre-filed 12/18/17. Referred to Senate State Affairs 1/9/18. Set for hearing 1/19/18. Committee passed (7-0) 1/19/18; referred to Senate floor.

SB 9:  Requiring fiscal notes for certain initiated measures and initiated amendments to the State Constitution.
Status:  Pre-filed 12/18/17. Referred to Senate State Affairs 1/9/18. Set for hearing 1/17/18. Passed committee (7-2) 1/17/18; referred to Senate floor. Passed Senate (29-6) 1/18/18.  

SB 10:  Establishing a process to resolve conflicts caused by multiple initiated measures and/or constitutional amendments passing in the same year.
Status:  Pre-filed 12/18/17. Referred to Senate State Affairs 1/9/18. Set for hearing 1/19/18. Committee passed (7-0) 1/19/18; referred to Senate floor.

SB 11:  A bill revising the time limits for the submission of a ballot measure to the Legislative Research Council for review. 
Status:  Pre-filed 12/18/17. Referred to Senate State Affairs 1/9/18. Set for hearing 1/19/18. Committee passed (6-1) 1/19/18; referred to Senate floor.

SB 25:  A bill to revise the fees for permits issued under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Program. 
Status:  Introduced 1/2/18. Referred to Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources 1/9/18. Set for hearing 1/25/18.

SB 57:  A bill to revise the contractor’s excise tax by removing language applying it to power generation facilities under 10-45B-1.
Status:  Introduced 1/2/18. Referred to Senate Taxation 1/9/18. Set for hearing 1/12/18. Committee recommends Do Pass (6-0) 1/12/18; referred to Senate floor. Passed Senate (35-0) 1/16/18; referred to House Taxation.  Set for hearing 1/23/18.

SB 62:  A bill creating a new law requiring certain notification when a cyber breach occurs endangering personal information.  It also provides for civil penalties that shall be imposed after an action brought by the Attorney General. 
Status:  Introduced 1/2/18. Referred to Senate Judiciary 1/9/18. Set for hearing 1/16/18. Deferred and re-set for hearing 1/18/19. Re-set for hearing 1/23/18.

SB 77:  A bill to revise the information needed in campaign finance disclosure statements submitted by ballot question committees.
Status:  Introduced 1/16/18. Referred to Senate State Affairs. Set for hearing 1/22/18.

SB 84:  A bill to require that on any legal claim involving a political subdivision, that the settlement agreement of that claim is a public document.  Further, the political subdivision is to prepare a summary of the claim and subsequent settlement; that document is also public. 
Status:  Introduced 1/23/18; referred to Senate Judiciary.  Set for hearing 1/23/18.

SB 102: A bill changing the state law regarding gifts to public officials; it would change the definition of educational materials, making it more restrictive. 
Status:  Introduced 1/22/18. 

SJR1:  A resolution to submit a constitutional measure to the voters to change the State Constitution to require that at least 55 percent of the votes cast be in favor of a constitutional measure before it is considered “passed”.
Status:  Pre-filed 12/18/17. Referred to Senate State Affairs 1/9/18. Set for hearing 1/22/18.


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