Committee Agenda

Committee:    Senate Judiciary
Room:     413
Date:    Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Time:    10:00 AM

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Appointment: Timothy Reisch to the position of Secretary of the Department of Corrections

         SB 111     codify legislation enacted in 2006.
             Senator Turbak and Representative Deadrick

         SB 126     provide a defense of mutual mistake to certain adverse possession claims.
             Senators Hanson (Gary), Heidepriem, Lintz, McNenny, Nesselhuf, and Peterson (Jim) and Representatives Rhoden, Halverson, Hargens, Lucas, Moore, Pitts, Sigdestad, Street, and Vehle

         SB 146     allow a person over seventy years of age to establish a permanent exemption from jury service.
             Senators Smidt (Orville) and McCracken and Representatives Tidemann, Davis, and Glenski

NOTE: The above bills will be taken up in this order for a hearing on the date noted. If circumstances do not permit a hearing on this date then a hearing will be held at a future meeting of the committee to be determined by the chair. Action on a bill may come at any time after it has had a hearing.


         SB 106     require certain family members to report sexual abuse to law enforcement authorities, to grant civil immunity for any good faith report, and to provide a penalty for failure to report.
             Senators Napoli and Abdallah and Representatives Van Etten and Howie

         SB 134     revise the time when a petition for rehearing of a cause heard on appeal to the Supreme Court may be served and filed.
             Senator Lintz and Representatives Pederson (Gordon) and Howie