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Judiciary Committee

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(21 members)

1302 § 1 Consider studying voter registration and policies to implement a system of voter registration, including provisions necessary to allow same day voter registration

1389 § 1 Consider studying issues relating to verification of citizenship status for the purpose of voting, including absentee and mail ballot voting

3012 Study the registration requirements for offenders against children and sex offenders under NDCC Section 12.1-32-15

Statutory and constitutional revision

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 any executive order issued by the President of the United States which has not been affirmed by a vote of Congress and signed into law, and recommend to the Attorney General and the Governor that the executive order be further reviewed to determine the constitutionality of the order and whether the state should seek an exemption from the order or seek to have the order declared to be an unconstitutional exercise of legislative authority by the President (NDCC § 54-03-32)

Receive report from the Department of Human Services before July 1, 2016, regarding the number of revoked obligor driver's licenses, the duration and effectiveness of revocations, including a comparison of the state's driver's license revocation with other rural states, and shall present a specific proposal that may limit the use of revocation of driver's licenses as a tool of enforcement (2015 House Bill No. 1111, § 15)

Receive report from the Task Force on Substance Exposed Newborns before July 1, 2016, on its findings and recommendations and any proposed legislation necessary to implement the recommendations (2015 Senate Bill No. 2367, § 1)

A review of North Dakota statutes that may be in conflict with the definition of marriage ruling from the United States Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges, and to propose any appropriate changes for the Legislative Assembly to consider (Legislative Management Chairman directive)


Committee Meetings

January 5, 2016 - 9:00 am to 1:35 pm CST

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