Sunday, February 28, 2016

Rep. Dubitsky - Upcoming Public Hearings

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Upcoming Public Hearings

As your state representative, I rely on your input to help me in crafting legislation and in deciding how to vote on pending bills. I always welcome you to share your views, interests and concerns with me.

We are now in the part of the legislative session when committees hold their public hearings on pending bills. I wanted to let you know about a few of the public hearings being held next week in case you would like to testify for or against them, or submit written testimony. These are only a few of the bills being heard, but they are some of the bills on which I have received the most interest from people in our district.

Monday, February 29th
Judiciary Committee Public Hearing 10:30 a.m. Room 1D
S.B. No. 213: An Act Concerning The Inheritance Rights Of A Beneficiary Or Survivor Who Is Found Not Guilty Of Murder Or Manslaughter By Reason Of Mental Disease Or Defect.
H.B. No. 5365: An Act Concerning Legal Protections For Persons Entering Cars To Render Emergency Assistance To Children.

Transportation Committee Public Hearing 10:30 a.m. Room 1E
H.J. No. 1: Resolution Proposing A State Constitutional Amendment To Protect The Resources Of The Special Transportation Fund.
H.B. No. 5055: An Act Decreasing Wait Times At The Department Of Motor Vehicles.

Tuesday, March 1st
Public Safety and Security Committee Public Hearing 11:00 a.m. Room 2E
H.B. No. 5274: An Act Concerning The Use Of Drones.
S.B. No. 122: An Act Concerning Security At Institutions Of Higher Education.

Wednesday, March 2nd
Education Committee Public Hearing 10:30 a.m. Room 1E
H.B. No. 5469: An Act Concerning Student Data Privacy.

Thursday, March 3rd
Public Safety and Security Committee Public Hearing 11:00 a.m. Room 1C
H.B. No. 5408: An Act Concerning The Presentation Of A Carry Permit.
H.B. No. 5409: An Act Concerning Application Requirements For A Temporary State Permit To Carry A Pistol Or A Revolver.

Friday, March 4th
Planning and Development Committee Public Hearing 11:00 a.m. Room 2A
H.B. No. 5486: An Act Prohibiting Zoning Commissions From Requiring Special Permits Or Special Exceptions For Uses Made Nonconforming By New Zoning Regulations.

You can find more information on each proposal by clicking the bill number. For the rules in submitting written testimony please click this link. Each committee has different rules and deadlines.
To see the full week’s schedule of committee meetings and public hearings and for information on bills and hearings I have not listed, you can go to

If you have any additional questions about submitting testimony or about any other issues related to state government, please contact my office at

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