Legislation Sponsored by Bill Heath (3)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

SB 0049 NeutralWeapons License - Allow for Larger Knife before Conceal License is Requierd Bill Heath
1/8/2018 Senate Recommitted -Public Safety -
2017/02/17-Report Firearms/Carry Laws General County Government Public Safety and Courts Todd Edwards
Under current law, a person needs a weapons carry license to conceal a knife with a blade greater than five inches in length.  This legislation changes the license requirement to a knife with a blade greater than 12 inches.  
SB 0257 NeutralFood Animal Cruelty? Must Consult Dept. of Agriculture before Filing Charges Bill Heath
3/21/2018 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Agriculture and Consumer Affairs -
2018/01/26 Report 2018/02/02 Report 2018/03/23 Report Agriculture Animal Control
Criminal Procedure General County Government Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts Todd Edwards
This legislation requires local law enforcement officers to consult with a Department of Agriculture Category II veterinarian before filing criminal charges related to animal cruelty/husbandry of "food animals" - to confirm whether or not such conduct is in accordance with customary and standard practice.  A food animal is one raised for the production of an edible product intended for consumption by humans.   
SR 0104 NeutralProhibition of State Ad Valorem Taxation Bill Heath
2/26/2018 Senate Tabled -Finance -
Larry Ramsey Property Tax Revenue & Finance
 This proposed constitutional amendment would prohibit the state from levying ad valorem tax beginning in 2019, if ratified in a state-wide referendum. While the state does not presently levy an ad valorem tax, the existing Constitution does authorize state ad valorem taxation of up to one-quarter of a mill. 
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