ADJOURNED 'til Tuesday at 11 a.m. (Informal)
ADJOURNED 'til Tuesday at 11 a.m. (No Calendar)

Senate Session Summary - Thursday, June 23

The Senate's keynote plans for its formal session -- a trio of bills related to the criminal justice system -- were spiked Thursday when Minority Leader Bruce Tarr laid two of the bills on the table, a parliamentary move that delays action until at least the next formal session. Those two measures deal with reforms to civil asset forfeiture (S 2671, redrafted as S 2944) and diversion of young people by juvenile courts to community supervision programs (S 2836, redrafted as S 2942). Before adjourning for the weekend, the Senate initiated a conference committee process to hash out a final version of mental health care legislation (S 2584 / H 4891), appointing Sens. Julian Cyr, Cindy Friedman, and Bruce Tarr to negotiate with the House.

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