February 8, 2012 Midweek Legislative Update: Quick ‘n’ Dirty
HB49: Let Paul Ray know that we oppose his open carry bill. He wants to talk with law enforcement to see what will be need to have us all go neutral or support
HB94: Private competition impact analysis. This bill failed in committee (The ULCT took a large laboring oar in working the committee on this issue). The concept will be sent to interim for further study. Almost every institution covered by the bill expressed concerns. There was plenty of strong comments however to ensure local governments know that the legislature is growing frustrated with our perceived competitive activities…some of these comments came from legislators that were former city officials as well. This is going to be a growing issue
Billboards: Passed out of committee overwhelmingly. Niederhauser is continuing to work closely with us, however, to attempt to reach some compromise on this bill. We did get commitments to protect arena signs …Read More!