Senate Bill Introductions

SB 3: A bill to repeal the sunset provisions pertaining to emergency measures for contagious disease control.
Status: Introduced 1/5/21; referred to Health and Human Services. Set for hearing 1/20/21. Committee recommends Do Pass (6-1) 1/20/21. Passed Senate (22-13) 1/21/21. Referred to House Health and Human Services. Committee recommends Do Pass as amended (8-5) 2/2/21. Passed House as amended (49-19) 2/8/21. Signed by Governor 2/22/21.

SB 24: A bill to allow online voter registration through the Secretary of State’s Office. Amended to allow online change of address for voters through the Secretary of State.
Status: Introduced 1/5/21; referred to State Affairs. Set for hearing 1/22/21. Passed committee as amended (8-1) 1/22/21. Passed Senate as amended (21-13) 1/26/21. Referred to House State Affairs; set for hearing 3/1/21. Deferred to the 41st Legislative Day (7-6) 3/1/21.

SB 80: A bill requiring the legislature to—wherever possible—respect city and county boundaries in the redistricting process.
Status: Introduced 1/19/21. Referred to Senate State Affairs; set for hearing 1/27/21. Committee recommends Do Pass (8-1) 1/27/21. Passed Senate as amended (24-11) 2/1/21. Referred to House State Affairs. Set for hearing 3/3/21. Committee recommends Do Pass (10-3) 3/3/21. Passed House as amended (57-11) 3/4/21. Senate concurred with House amendments (31-3) 3/9/21. Signed by Governor 3/18/21.

SB 86: Requiring additional review and a written Attorney General opinion on state Constitutional initiated measures; state Constitutional initiated measures may only encompass one subject area.
Status: Introduced 1/21/21. Referred to Senate State Affairs. Set for hearing 2/5/21. Committee recommends Do Pass as amended (8-1) 2/5/21. Passed Senate (31-3) 2/9/21. Referred to House State Affairs. Set for hearing 3/1/21. Committee recommends Do Pass (11-2) 3/1/21. Passed House (58-9) 3/2/21. Signed by Governor 3/18/21.

SB 91: A bill authorizing cities to adopt ranked-choice voting for the election of city officers.
Status: Introduced 1/22/21; referred to Senate Local Government. Set for hearing 1/27/21. Deferred to the 41st Legislative Day (6-1) 1/27/21.

SB 123: A bill requiring a draft statement by the Attorney General regarding initiated measures to be posted and open for a public comment period.
Status: Introduced 1/27/21; referred to Senate State Affairs. Set for hearing 2/8/21. Re-set for hearing 2/10/21. Committee recommends Do Pass as amended (7-1) 2/10/21. Passed Senate (32-3) 2/16/21. Referred to House Local Government. Set for hearing 2/25/21. Committee recommends Do Pass as amended (13-0) 2/25/21. Passed House (65-3) 3/2/21. Senate concurred in House amendments (34-0) 3/4/21. Signed by Governor 3/18/21.

SB 134: A bill updating the state's high-performance green building (energy efficiency) standard.
Status: Introduced 1/28/21; referred to Senate Local Government. Set for hearing 2/5/21. Passed committee as amended (3-2) 2/5/21. Passed Senate (34-1) 2/9/21. Referred to House Local Government. Set for hearing 2/25/21. Committee recommends Do Pass (11-2) 2/25/21. Passed House (63-6) 3/1/21. Signed by Governor 3/8/21.

SB 145: Requirements for the filling of a vacancy on local and statewide party tickets.
Status: Introduced 1/28/21; referred to Senate State Affairs. Set for hearing 2/17/21. Committee recommends Do Pass (8-0) 2/17/21. Passed Senate (32-0) 2/18/21. Referred to House Local Government. Set for hearing 3/4/21. Committee recommends Do Pass (13-0) 3/4/21. Passed House (66-2) 3/8/21. Signed by Governor 3/18/21.


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