February 20th – 2013 Regular Legislative Session Day 38

On the House Floor today, we voted on four bills. House Bill 1331 permits a student association at public baccalaureate to form a student advisory committee to advise the administration at that institution on issues that affect student access and success, such as tuition and fee levels; requires administrators at higher education institutions to make information available to the student advisory committee and allow the committee to present recommendations; and requires the student advisory committee to solicit feedback from students and keep students informed of their meetings. The bill passed 95-1 with 1 excused and 1 absent.

House Bill 1014 names the state legal holiday on the Friday immediately following Thanksgiving as "Native American Heritage Day." The bill passed 93-4 with 1 excused.

House Bill 1277 authorizes federally recognized tribes to acquire a conservation easement. The bill passed 75-2 with 1 excused.

House Bill 1319 recognizes March 30 as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day and requires that the National League of Families’ POW/MIA flag be flown by public entities on that date. The bill passed 97-0 with 1 excused.

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