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Judiciary Committee

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(18 members)

1365 § 1 Study statutes of limitation and venue requirements for civil actions in North Dakota, including a review of the limitation on the length of time that has passed since a cause of action arose and whether the time limitations in current law remain appropriate or should be changed, the extent to which claims are filed in North Dakota courts for claims otherwise prohibited in other states due to the relevant statute of limitation having expired, and a review of the venue requirements for bringing a civil action in North Dakota and whether the venue requirements should be amended to limit claims being brought in this state by nonresidents who have no connection to this state

2042 § 5 Study the eligibility requirements for the veterans', charitable, educational, religious, fraternal, civic and service, public safety, and public-spirited organizations that conduct charitable gaming

2125 § 1 Study the feasibility and desirability of adopting the Uniform Electronic Recording of Custodial Interrogations Act

2305 § 1 Study the issue of juvenile court jurisdiction and the adult court transfer process and whether any additional juvenile court jurisdictional extensions would serve the best interests of the child and the public in cases in which the child is close to the age of majority

3011 Study the feasibility and desirability of adopting the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

Receive report from the Attorney General before July 1 of every even-numbered year on the current status and trends of unlawful drug use and abuse and drug control and enforcement efforts in this state (NDCC § 19-03.1-44)

Receive report from the Department of Human Services before March 1 of each even-numbered year on services provided by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation relating to individuals at the State Hospital who have been committed to the care and custody of the executive director of the Department of Human Services (NDCC § 50-06-31)

Receive biennial report from the Racing Commission and recommendations for legislation which address the issue of the liability of charitable organizations that receive and disburse money handled through account wagering (NDCC § 53-06.2-04)

Receive report, as requested, from the director of the North Dakota Lottery regarding the operation of the lottery (NDCC § 53-12.1-03)

Review uniform laws recommended by the Commission on Uniform State Laws (NDCC § 54-35-02)

Receive annual report from the director of the Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents containing pertinent data on the indigent defense contract system and established public defender offices (NDCC § 54-61-03)

Review the potential implications on the state of a recent opinion of the United States Department of Justice's opinion on Internet gambling which indicated that interstate transmissions of wire communications that do not relate to a sporting event or contest fall outside the reach of the federal Wire Act of 1961 - Legislative Management chairman directive

Review the recent announcement of the United States Department of Justice regarding a revised definition of rape within the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting program and determine whether state statutory changes are necessary in light of this revised definition - Legislative Management chairman directive

Statutory and constitutional revision