The purpose of this meeting is to continue the Committee's interim work. The Committee will consider bill drafts relating to the Committee's 2023 interim topics; Judicial Branch topics, law enforcement issues, and Department of Corrections Issues. The Committee will review bill drafts regarding the creation of a statewide medical examiner office and rural attorney program. The Committee will also discuss bill drafts pertaining to court and judge security, Department of Corrections public records processes, the Interstate Corrections Compact, and guardians filing for divorce. The Committee will receive updates from the Administrative Office of the Courts and Mental Health and Vulnerable Adult Task Force. The Committee will further consider bill drafts relating to the topics of controlled substance revisions, sex offender registry requirements, unsolved murders, and parental abductions. The Committee will tour the Natrona County Townsend Justice Center and receive a presentation from Dale Quigley, National Marijuana Initiative Deputy Coordinator.
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Members of the Joint Judiciary Committee
Senators: Cale Case, Ed Cooper, Dan Furphy, Bill Landen, Wendy Schuler
Representatives: Ken Chestek, Barry Crago, Jeremy Haroldson, Mark Jennings, Tony Niemiec , Ember Oakley, Karlee Provenza, Rachel Rodriguez-Williams, Art Washut