The House of Delegates voted to approve House Bill 1443, which would allow five more licenses to grow and process medical marijuana.
Legislation requiring state mental health officials to take custody of mentally incompetent violent sex offenders now housed in a state treatment program was approved Tuesday by the Texas Senate. He voted for the bill in committee.
That version of the legislation passed through the House, but ran into a roadblock in the Senate, due to a rule barring any legislation with similar language to a bill that was defeated from being heard in that chamber during the same session.
SB 386 was originally introduced by Sen.
"The governor has said all along he believes in compassion for the terminally ill and is open to medical marijuana", Herring said.
"There were no clinkers, there were no clunkers in this bill", Nelson said. House and Senate GOP leaders then went to meet with members of their own caucuses.
The Senate bill still needs to clear two other committees before it can reach the Senate floor.
Seliger won approval by a 16-14 vote of an amendment that would provide a total of $30 million, subject to approval by Senate-House budget writers, in new financial aid to be distributed among schools that cut tuition by 5 percent.
The Senate amended and passed House Bill 280, which would allow lawmakers to carry concealed handguns on public property, in March on a 32-to-18 vote.
House Bill 200, a ban on partial birth abortions and the donation of fetal tissue, also has King's support, he said.
The House's version of the bill adds terminal illnesses to the list of debilitating conditions under which a patient could qualify for medical marijuana use, while cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder, Crohn's disease and others were already included in the bill. However, a person could get a pill, oil or topical forms.
"Currently, a "permanent" protective order in Texas lasts up to two years", Hinojosa said.
Meanwhile, the full House will get its first look at bill created to revive the legislative effort to combine the State Board of Elections and the State Ethics Commission.
"We want to eliminate recidivism, which costs us money and which has a negative effect on our state's economy", Moore said. House Bill 1329 took aim at "safe spaces" on college campuses and called on the State Board of Higher Education, the governing body of the North Dakota university system, to adopt more rigorous protections for free speech.
"It fully realizes the intent of the voters in passing that amendment", bill sponsor Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island, said. "They are going to do just fine".
Flynn certainly has a story to tell , and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit, " Kelner said. The invitation came only after news reports that White House officials helped Nunes access the secret reports.
San Jose Sharks centre Joe Thornton left Sunday's game against the Vancouver Canucks with an apparent injury to his left leg. The Canucks , who last picked up a victory in regulation at home on January 20, have scored just 170 goals this season.
Planned Parenthood also is the nation's largest abortion network - performing over a third of all abortions in the U.S. He previously broke a tie on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be education secretary.
She is said to have delivered her youngster smoothly following a four-hour labour bringing an end to her 15-month pregnancy. The Animal Adventure Park set up a GoFundMe account for those wishing to donate to help out the giraffe "family fund".
The recall impacts 13 types of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. devices that were distributed between December 17, 2015, and July 1, 2016. The recalled product was manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies and distributed by Mylan Specialty, the FDA said.
Saarland is now run by a "grand coalition" of the conservatives and the Social Democrats, reflecting Merkel's alliance in Berlin. The leader of the CDU in Saarland, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, made that point explicit.
Saad said he found out that the arrangement was for the score to be 8-0 at halftime and 12-0 at the end. Di Pierro was detained on Monday evening with a number of players also being quizzed by authorities.
Mike Epps is at the center of controversy after bringing a kangaroo onstage with him during a recent show ( video below). While Detroit rapper Tee Grizzley blared through speakers inside Joe Louis Arena, Mike Epps held a kangaroo by a harness.
The video posted on Facebook by Wayne County Now shows Elizabeth Thomas teaching her older brother how to sew a Confederate flag. The images show that Cummins has darkened his hair and that Elizabeth may have red hair now, the TBI said in a statement.
Police in India are working to determine the identity of a girl found living in a forest with a group of monkeys. Police said they encountered fierce resistance from the monkeys when they eventually managed to trap the girl.
That's why Axon is giving every police officer in the United States access to its body-cam technology. It's also a way to cut down on the red tape that comes with working with public agencies as customers.
She pivoted when asked whether she thought the alleged interference cost her mother a win. The comments come as her mother's political standing reaches new lows.
Atlanta Braves set 25-man roster for opening day
However, I think it's safe to say that this will be one of the least memorable Opening Days that the Braves have had in a while. But though Syndergaard showed few signs of slowing down, he left the game after the sixth inning with the score tied, 0-0.
Prosecutors: Facebook assault victim was threatened with dog
Police have said the assault was watched live by about 40 viewers, none of whom called authorities to report what was happening. Five people appeared in court on behalf of the boy, including his mother and another woman who was identified as his guardian.
Kentucky exposes UCLA as pretender with Sweet 16 romp
On Friday night, UCLA looked like it was running in place. "He's really, really good", UCLA coach Steve Alford said of Fox. Additionally, Leaf is grabbing 8.2 rebounds per game and is dishing out 2.5 assists to go with his 1.1 blocks per game.
Packers Offseason Workout Dates: OTAs start May 22, 2017
The NFL released offseason dates for each team Monday, the first day that teams with new head coaches could begin workouts. The Dolphins have been in offseason mode for months now, and the on-field portion of that starts in two weeks.
PM Modi inaugurates India's longest road tunnel
The PM will inaugurate road tunnel between Chenani and Nashri on the highway and attend a public rally in Udhampur in Jammu . The VSDs and motors are installed at the North (Nashri) and South (Chenani) portals for air supply and exhaust.
Real consolidate first place with 3-0 Alaves win
Real Madrid held on to top position at La Liga after demolishing Alaves 3-0 on Sunday at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium . In addition, the wards Zidane , remain the only club in the example, not suffered a single defeat at home.
Derrick Rose Suffers Torn Meniscus, Out For The Season
The original diagnosis was a sore knee, and Rose had missed three consecutive games - including Sunday against the Celtics. It also caps a troubled first season in NY for the 2011 NBA MVP following his move from the Chicago Bulls past year .