Legislative Update from Rep. Brenden Jones – April 17, 2017

Legislative Update from Rep. Brenden Jones – April 17, 2017

Last week was a short but busy week in the General Assembly. Below is a summary of key bills I introduced or sponsored, key actions taken by committees on which I serve, and key House votes.

Key Bills Sponsored/Introduced Last Week

Key Committee Actions Last Week

Key House Votes Last Week


Week in Review


  • Met with staff and colleagues to discuss a bill. 
  • Also met with various members and discussed wildlife-related issues. 
  • Session began at 5 p.m. and we voted on various bills, including:  HB223 (voted in favor), HB300 (voted in favor) and HB206 (voted in favor).


  • Tuesday morning the ABC Committee met and we held discussions but not votes on HB460 and HB500.
  • At 10 a.m. I attended the Regulatory Reform Committee, where HB443 (of which I am a primary sponsor) was heard and passed.  It has now been referred to the Finance Committee. 
  • Next, I headed over to the Transportation Committee at 11 a.m.  We voted on a few bills including HB94 (voted in favor) and HB418 (voted in favor).  At 1 p.m. I attended the Energy and Public Utilities Committee where HB68 was heard for discussion only.  I am a co-primary sponsor of this legislation. 
  • Session was held at 2:00 p.m.  We voted on various bills including:  HB228 (voted in favor), SB68 (voted in favor), HB501 (voted in favor).  
  • After session, the legislature adjourned through 4/18.  No committee meetings or votes will be held until we reconvene on 4/19. 
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