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F73E3A15357FC37A872586BF005087FE Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For DISCUSSION OF COMMITTEE ON LEGAL SERVICES RULES

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON LEGAL SERVICES
Date Apr 22, 2021      
Location Old State Library



Discussion of Committee on Legal Services rules - Committee Discussion Only


08:26:17 AM  

Julie Pelegrin, Deputy Director, Office of Legislative Legal Services, testified before the Committee. Ms. Pelegrin presented her memo outlining the technical changes that should be made to the Committee's rules and discussed whether the Committee would like the Office to redraft the rules. Ms. Pelegrin also discussed how the Committee's organic statute does not explicitly give procedural rulemaking authority to the Committee.

08:29:23 AM  

Senator Gardner discussed the technical changes staff suggested to the rules and his support for updating them. He also suggested specifically looking at the chair and vice-chair rules.

Representative Weissman suggested asking the Office to provide a draft of the updated rules and discussed the rules about the chair and vice-chair.

Representative Soper also discussed the chair and vice-chair rules.

Representative Snyder and Ms. Pelegrin discussed gender-neutral language.

Senator Lee requested that the Office redraft the rules based on the recommendations made by the Office and present the draft of the updated rules to the Committee at a future meeting.

08:35:30 AM  

Ms. Pelegrin explained what is on the agenda for the next meeting. Senator Gardner and Ms. Pelegrin discussed moving the May meeting up by a week or two.