Senate Bills 691, 859 & 860 and House Bills 683 & 934

Senate Appropriations Committee Meeting

November 16, 2015

Off the Floor in the Rules Room

 

Senate Bill 691 (Senator Mensch): Increases a retailer’s presumptive minimum cost of administering the cigarette tax.

Re-reported as committed: 23-2

Senate Bill 859 (Senator Greenleaf): Amends Title 61 to consolidate the Department of Corrections and the Board of Probation and Parole into a single agency called the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Re-reported as committed: 23-2

Senate Bill 860 (Senator Greenleaf): Amends the Crime Victims Act to make technical changes related to the consolidation of the Department of Corrections and the Board of Probation and Parole into a single agency.

Re-reported as committed: 22-3

House Bill 683 (Representative Rapp): Eliminates Federal veterans’ disability payments and state veterans’ benefits from income eligibility under the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program.

Re-reported as committed: 25-0

House Bill 934 (Representative Christiana): Establishes the Keystone Education Yields Success (KEYS) program in the Department of Human Services.

Re-reported as committed: 24-1