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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 requires contracts performing services for the state valued over $100,000 to pay employees the hourly living wage, as calculated by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD). This bill directs...
Subject:
Government Contracts and Procurement
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, which did not pass, authorized the Supervisor of the Bureau of Loans to create a common database of payday loans ("deferred presentment transactions") in order to prevent additional...
Subject:
Banking
Year:
2014
Source:
Alabama 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 bill requires private agencies that claim to assist women through pregnancy to inform clients of all pregnancy-related options, including the right to a legal abortion. The bill requires agencies that...
Subject:
Reproductive Health, Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy
Year:
2014
Source:
Arizona Legislature
Summary:
This bill provides that an employee who works in California for 7 or more days in a calendar year is entitled to paid sick days to be accrued at a rate of no less than one hour for every 30 hours worked. An...
Subject:
Wages and Compensation
Year:
2014
Source:
California Legislature