A Missouri bill to strictly limit drone use passed out of a state senate committee last Tuesday, and is now slated to receive a vote from the full senate. The bill had previously passed through the state house by a 109-44 vote on Apr. 28.Details
On Feb. 26, H4791 was introduced to protect the electronic data of South Carolina residents from unwarranted surveillence within state lines. (learn about it here) It passed through the state house by a 89-17 margin, and was sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill will need to pass through that committee by a majority before the full state senate can have the opportunity to vote upon it.Details
If SJR36 is approved by voters in November, The state of Missouri shall be obligated to uphold the right to keep and bear arms and shall under no circumstances decline to protect against their infringement.Details
CONCORD, N.H., May 9, 2014 – The New Hampshire legislature has passed a bill which bans government officials from obtaining “information contained in a portable electronic device” without a warrant “signed by a judge and based on probable cause.” The House and Senate passed slightly different versions of the bill, so a conference committee was appointed on Wednesday to get the final version of the bill to the Governor’s desk.Details
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., May 8, 2014 – A bill that would protect property rights from Agenda 21 and other similar measures passed a Missouri senate committee on Tuesday, moving the bill one step closer to the governor’s desk.
House Bill 1647 (HB1647) was introduced on Jan. 29 by Rep. Mike Moon (R-157). It passed the state house last month by a vote of 99-47, and will now go to the senate floor for concurrence.Details
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., May 8, 2014 – Both chambers of the Missouri legislature have passed a bill to end the state’s involvement in the Common Core educational standards. One final committee approval is required before sending the bill to the Governor’s desk for a signature.Details
SB2808, a bill that prevents Illinois state government officials from obtaining location information of individuals without a warrant, was introduced on Jan. 30 by Sen. Daniel Biss (D-9). It passed through the senate unanimously, and currently resides in the House Judiciary Committee. It will need to pass through the Judiciary Committee by majority before a vote can be taken by the whole house.Details
According to Ron Calzone at Missouri First, even though the 2nd Amendment Preservation Act senate version was rejected by the house yesterday, it’s “poised to pass.”Details
Minnesota bill HF3173 requires government entities to obtain search warrants before obtaining personal identifying information, particularly electronic data, on an individual.
Status: This bill was introduced in the House on March 19, 2014 and was referred to the Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee on the same date.Details
S 0839 is a bill which would authorize the farming and production of hemp in South Carolina, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.
STATUS The bill has been passed unanimously by the Senate. Now, it is up for debate in the House this week.Details