Representative Jerry Schillinger
From the Hill
February 22, 2023
As predicted, the days of 90 or 100 – 0 votes on the floor are going to be fewer and fewer as the session goes on. Monday started off with HB252 by Karlan that would have created another $4,000,000 per year suicide prevention program in schools. These bills are of course always emotional, this actually came out of committee 18-3. It was exposed in debate as redundant and expensive and fortunately died 49-51. There is a rule called reconsideration that can be used to resurrect a bill that fails on 2nd, unfortunately that was used on 252 and the proponents managed to gain enough sup...