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Summary:
This bill requires a court to order recognizance for any defendant charged with an offense other than violent crime or the commission or attempted commission of a Class A felony unless the court determines...
Subject:
Courts
Year:
2014
Source:
New York Legislature
Summary:
This bill allows a parent to petition for sole custody of a child who was conceived as a result of sexual assault. The court can award sole custody to a parent if clear and convincing evidence exists...
Subject:
Marriage and Families
Year:
2014
Source:
Vermont Legislature
Summary:
This bill allows individuals who are not U.S. citizens to obtain REAL ID noncompliant driver’s licenses or identification cards in Wisconsin. Under this bill, an applicant for a driver’s license or...
Subject:
Immigrants and Immigration
Year:
2014
Source:
Wisconsin Legislature
Summary:
This bill allows individuals without legal immigration status to receive in-state tuition when the individual graduated from a Wisconsin High school or received a declaration of equivalency of high school...
Subject:
Immigrants and Immigration
Year:
2014
Source:
Wisconsin Legislature
Summary:
This bill allows two individuals of the same sex to file both a state and federal joint tax return if they are otherwise eligible.
Subject:
Marriage and Families
Year:
2014
Source:
Wisconsin Legislature
Summary:
This bill legalizes the possession for personal use of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older. The bill authorizes the licensing of marijuana wholesale, retail, cultivation, and...
Subject:
Policing, Small Businesses, Sentencing, Taxation - Production
Year:
2014
Source:
Arizona Legislature
Summary:
This ordinance prohibits the City from contracting with any health insurance company that refuses to insure any person or discriminates in the amount of premium, policy fees, or rates charged for any policy...
Subject:
Employment, LGBTQ, Government Contracts and Procurement, Health Insurance, Public Sector Employees
Year:
2014
Source:
Boston City Council
Summary:
This bill prevents non-citizen legal residents from being deported on account of misdemeanor convictions. This bill reduces the maximum misdemeanor jail sentence from 365 days to 364 days. Under federal...
Subject:
Courts, Sentencing, Immigrants and Immigration
Year:
2014
Source:
California Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits sterilization for the purpose of birth control of an individual under the control of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation or a county correctional facility, unless the...
Subject:
Reproductive Health, Civil Liberties
Year:
2014
Source:
California Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires the person completing a death certificate to record the decedent’s gender as reported by the informant, unless presented with legal documentation memorializing the deceased gender...
Subject:
LGBTQ
Year:
2014
Source:
California Legislature