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Opinion: Sensible legislation would 'sentence' gun security violators to taking firearms safety course

Chatanooga Times Free Press 28 Mar 2023
The Tennessee Firearms Association already was bruising from last week's weakening of a Second Amendment bill in the Senate Judiciary Committee that would have allowed legal gun owners to carry a gun anywhere in the state at any time, would have changed what was allowed to be ...

South Carolina passes bill banning Chinese citizens from buying land

Yahoo Daily News 28 Mar 2023
South Carolina’s Senate passed a bill preventing “alien land ownership” on Thursday. Approved by a 31-5 vote, the bill will prevent citizens of “foreign adversaries” from buying property in the state ... The bill is expected to impact Chinese-owned companies, even if only partially owned ... Exceptions to the bill include U.S.

Child migrants will NOT be excluded from tough new measures to combat the Channel crisis ...

The Daily Mail 28 Mar 2023
Last night Mr Loughton, who is on the liberal wing of the party, also told the Commons the Government must introduce extended ‘safe and legal’ routes for asylum seekers before the rest of the Bill’s measures are introduced ... these proposals, made in another amendment to the Bill.

Govt to increase detention of asylum seekers without warrant from 4 to 28 days

NewstalkZB 28 Mar 2023
The Government says the bill, to be introduced to Parliament this week, is to ensure those arriving here would have enough time to get legal representation ... The bill being ... “Everyone in New Zealand until now has had a right, as soon as practicable, to legal representation.

Lawmakers Uphold Noem Vetoes

Yankton Daily Press 28 Mar 2023
None of the four bills up for override votes received the necessary two-thirds majority ... The bill would have increased the limit from 0.3% to 5% ... Opponents of the bill remained skeptical and argued that the bill was a thinly veiled attempt to legalize greater amounts of THC ... Opponents of the bill, however, sustained Noem’s concerns.

European Council agrees bill that could restrict smart contracts

OBN 28 Mar 2023
Agreed on bill based on data law. The European (EU) Council has agreed to a bill based on the data law on the 24th. The bill, which sets out rules for fair access and use of data, is feared to affect smart contracts for crypto assets (virtual currencies) ... The European Council explained the gist of the bill as follows..

UK pushes on with asylum law despite rights group opposition

Federal News Radio 28 Mar 2023
LONDON (AP) — The British government pushed its contentious migration bill forward in Parliament on Monday, despite a call from Europe’s top human rights organization for lawmakers to block the legislation ... More liberal Tories are urging the government to accompany the bill with new safe, legal routes for asylum-seekers to reach the U.K.

Medical cannabis bill closer to passing General Assembly

Longview News-Journal 28 Mar 2023
ATLANTA — A bill that seeks to fix the problems that have long plagued Georgia’s medical marijuana program is a step closer to passing the General Assembly ... The Senate version of the bill includes triggers for increasing the number of licenses the state awards as the number of patients on the registry grows.

Republican US Rep. Cory Mills calls defamation bills not worthy of ‘free state of Florida’

The Lawton Constitution 28 Mar 2023
The GOP-backed bills to make it easier to sue the news media in Florida face opposition from conservatives, including Republican U.S ... But on Friday, Florida House Speaker Paul Renner said i n response that the House bill, in fact, was meant to challenge established constitutional law ... Both Senate Bill 1220, filed by state Sen.

Washington bill would let shelters not report some runaway youths to parents

Victoria Advocate 28 Mar 2023
(The Center Square) - A Senate bill on the cusp of a House floor vote would allow homeless youth shelters to avoid notifying parents of runaway children if the juvenile is seeking "gender affirming treatment" or "reproductive health services.". Senate Bill 5599 sponsored by Sen ... The bill cleared the Senate in a 27-19 vote on March 1.

Scotland to get 1st Muslim leader as SNP elects Humza Yousaf

Journal Review 28 Mar 2023
Forbes, 32, is an evangelical Christian who has been criticized for saying that her faith would have prevented her from voting in favor of allowing same-sex couples to wed, had she been a lawmaker when Scotland legalized gay marriage in 2014 ... in a 2014 referendum that was billed as a once-in-a-generation decision.

Minnesota Minority Senate Republicans offer new deal on Social Security tax, bonding

Grand Forks Herald 28 Mar 2023
Republicans were able to do so because borrowing, or bonding bills, require a three-fifths super majority to pass, meaning Democrats would need 7 GOP votes in the 34-33 Senate ... North Dakota governor signs bill exempting military pay from state income tax ... Minnesota lawmakers overhaul legal pot bill to address business concerns.

AMCs reopen international plans to investors

The Economic Times 28 Mar 2023
... for lump-sum investments up to the amounts legally permissible.

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox says he supports a TikTok ban. Here’s why

Deseret News 28 Mar 2023
Cox says of potential legal challenge to social media bills ... And a ban would face a steep legal challenge, with a federal court ruling that former President Donald Trump did not have the authority to bar Google and Apple from selling TikTok on app stores ... One bill would prevent ...

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