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Resolving Legislative Differences in Congress: Conference Committees and Amendments Between the Houses

Resolving Legislative Differences in Congress: Conference Committees and Amendments Between the Houses. Elizabeth Rybicki, Specialist on Congress and the Legislative Process, February 15, 2018. “The Constitution requires that the House and Senate approve the same bill or joint resolution in … Continue reading

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HAWSCT On Sufficiency Of Hawaiian Homes Commission's Legislative Funding: Quality Work, But There's Too Many Notes

Like Amadeus' Emperor Joseph, today's 4-1 ruling from the Hawaii Supreme Court in Nelson v. Hawaiian Homes Comm'n, No. SCAP-16-0000496 (Feb. 9, 2018), pretty much tells the lower courts (and, by extension, the state legislature) that the court thinks the … Continue reading

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2018 Legislative Preview

The 2018 General Session of the Utah Legislature begins today and runs through March 8th.  Below are summaries of the water-related bills that will be considered during the legislative session. HOUSE BILLS HB 60 – Water Commissioner AmendmentsRep. Scott ChewHouse Bill 60 exempts the … Continue reading

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A new “Passenger Bill of Rights” and other potential legislative changes affecting the Canadian airline industry

Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act (the “Act”), had its 2nd reading in the House of Commons on June 19, 2017.  The Act consists of a package of amendments to the Canada Transportation Act, S.C. 1996, c. 10, as well … Continue reading

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Daily Fantasy Sports Update: From Skill v. Chance to Legislative Dance

Sports have given us the Icky Shuffle, the Mark Gastineau sack dance and George “Twinkle Toes” Selkirk.  Perhaps the greatest dance of all has been the state legislatures side-stepping the skill v. chance issue. I really thought we’d get practical … Continue reading

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