A bill that would make it extremely difficult for the federal government to enforce the Obamacare insurance mandate in Missouri recently passed through a state house committee.Details
HB2158, a bill that would put severe restrictions on the use of drones by government officials within the state of Pennsylvania, was introduced on Apr. 7 by Rep. Gordon Denlinger (R-99). It was promptly referred to the Judiciary Committee where it will need to pass through a majority before it can be voted upon by the whole house.Details
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.. – April 24, 2014. Yesterday, a Missouri house committee gave approval to a bill which would authorize the growing and production of industrial hemp within the state, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal ban on the same.
Introduced by Rep. Mike Colona and cosponsored by Reps. Galen Higdon and Paul Curtman, House Bill 2054 (HB2054) passed by a vote of 16-1 in the house committee on economic development.Details
The program is struggling, and it’s our view that this is happening not only because the legislation and regulatory plan was massive and overbearing, but also because it is being resisted.Details
Pro-surveillance state supporters were out in full force as a bill to limit the use of drones in Louisiana passed by an extremely close vote.
Amid claims that requiring warrants would be dangerous to the public, Louisiana senators stood strong, approving a bill which would severely limit state and local law enforcement from being able to do what they claim the power to do today – use drones without a warrant in virtually any and every situation.Details
OKLAHOMA CITY – Late last week, a bill to legalize gold and silver as legal tender was passed through the Oklahoma state house. The vote was 74-12.Details
A bill that would protect property rights from Agenda 21 and similar measures passed through a Missouri state house committee last week.
House Bill 1647 (HB1647) was introduced on Jan. 29 by Rep. Mike Moon (R-157). It passed through the House Rules Committee on Apr. 14. It will now be scheduled for a full vote in the state house.Details
On Jan. 8, HB1279 was introduced to stop state-level compliance with the indefinite detention provisions of the NDAA in New Hampshire (learn about it here). It was passed through the house and has since been referred to the Senate Rules, Enrolled Bills and Internal Affairs Committee.Details
On Jan. 8, HB1533 was introduced to protect the electronic data of New Hampshire residents from unwarranted surveillence in the state. It passed through the house and is scheduled to be voted upon in the senate on Apr. 24. A companion bill (HB1619) is also due for a vote in the senate on the same…Details
On April 14, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill into law that will set into motion the process for production and distribution of medical marijuana in the state, adding to the long list of states ignoring federal prohibition, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal act in limited medical situations.Details