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Tennessee lawmakers want to take over AG's power to file federal suits. Here's how it ...

Oakridger 17 Apr 2021
The legislation would strip the Attorney General’s office of its authority to defend the state in federal courts, as well as in legal proceedings where state law is challenged ... bill would give legislature more control ... Skrmetti argued Wednesday the bill could lead to inefficiency by creating two legal counsels for the state.
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Eamon Ryan to examine criticism of wording in Climate Bill

The Irish Times 17 Apr 2021
“To meet this objective, the Bill introduces a legal requirement for Government to adopt a series of economy-wide five-year carbon budgets, on a rolling 15-year basis.” ... and he welcomed engagement by scientific and legal experts in relation to the provisions of the Bill, she said.
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Eamon Ryan to examine criticism of wording in landmark Climate Bill

The Irish Times 17 Apr 2021
“To meet this objective, the Bill introduces a legal requirement for Government to adopt a series of economy-wide five-year carbon budgets, on a rolling 15-year basis.” ... and he welcomed engagement by scientific and legal experts in relation to the provisions of the Bill, she said.
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Putting the brakes on bad bills

The Columbus Telegram 17 Apr 2021
Over the next several weeks, Senators will vote on a number of key bills ... Speaker Hilgers has prioritized a bill I requested (LB 388) to build critical broadband infrastructure. Along with this promising work, however, Senators are considering a few bills that would be bad for Nebraska ... Another bill, LB 474, would partially legalize marijuana now.
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Senate passes bill to make drug possession a gross misdemeanor

Sunnyside Daily Sun 17 Apr 2021
Senate Bill 5476 comes in response to the state Supreme Court’s February ruling that struck down Washington’s felony possession law. Should the bill pass the full Legislature and get Gov ... Then, it would have set legal thresholds for the possession of different types of drugs, according to a legislative analysis of the bill.
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Slimmed-down hate crimes bill signed into law

Log Cabin Democrat 17 Apr 2021
Asa Hutchinson signed Senate Bill (SB) 622 into law on Wednesday, putting into the state’s legal code a slimmed-down version of his long-awaited hate crimes bill ... In August of 2020, the governor laid out his vision for his proposed hate crimes bill in a special event at the State Capitol ... Another bill of interest to come out of committee was SB632.
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Sen. Kevin Cramer-backed bill would require banks to ignore political leanings

The Jamestown Sun 17 Apr 2021
Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., backs a new bill that would require banks to do business with all kinds of legal industries — regardless of how the banks feel about it ... The bill includes similar provisions for payment cards ... It looks unlikely that Cramer’s bill is going anywhere in a Democratic Congress ... That bears a loose resemblance to Cramer’s bill now.
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Sen. Kevin Cramer-backed bill would require banks to do business with all kinds of industries ...

Grand Forks Herald 17 Apr 2021
Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., backs a new bill that would require banks to do business with all kinds of legal industries — regardless of how the banks feel about it ... The bill includes similar provisions for payment cards ... It looks unlikely that Cramer’s bill is going anywhere in a Democratic Congress ... That bears a loose resemblance to Cramer’s bill now.
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Access Now and CHRDI express concern over Cybercrime Bill

Sierra Leone Telegraph 17 Apr 2021
It may also include embedding the principles of legitimacy, legality, necessity or proportionality into policy and practice ... The Cybercrime Bill also outlines several legal processes without regard for the rule of law and protections for human rights ... [1] Sierra Leone cybercrime bill, http.//mic.gov.sl/Media/News/cyber-crime-act-2020.
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Here's how legal weed will play out in America

Yahoo Daily News 17 Apr 2021
- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation legalizing recreational marijuana on March 31 ... The record years for states legalizing weed were 2016 and last year at four ... Now two-thirds of Americans support legalization, according to Gallup, an all-time high and 18 states are fully legalized, with weed-friendly bills even passing in red states.
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Indiana lawmakers plan redistricting session later this year

San Francisco Chronicle 17 Apr 2021
The House and Senate both voted Thursday in favor of a bill extending the current legal deadline for adjourning this year’s legislative session from April 29 until Nov ... The legal deadline for turning in the redistricting data was March 31, but ... The bill now goes to Republican Gov.
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MARY HARRINGTON: Why are social justice warriors backing men who pay for sex over the ...

The Daily Mail 17 Apr 2021
A new Private Member's Bill, introduced by Labour MP Dame Diana Johnson, aims to reduce sex-trafficking and make the law less cruel to exploited women ... They propose prostitution should, instead, be made safe, legal and subject to regulation ... Dame Diana's Sexual Exploitation Bill seeks to introduce a version of the Nordic Model to this country.
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UK: Thousands of demonstrators join 'Kill the Bill' protests in London

Ruptly 17 Apr 2021
Thousands of protesters marched through the streets of London on Saturday against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. The protests are being referred to as the 'Kill the Bill' protests and have been occurring throughout the nation over recent weeks ... "Basically, this bill is outlawing protest, effectively.
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