Highlighting today’s House subcommittees is a bill that would move the primary election from June to September.

HSB 81: House Study Bill 81 was proposed by the Department of Natural Resources. It’s an act relating to administrative procedures within the DNR.

HSB 117: House Study Bill 117 was proposed by Rep. Steven Holt. It’s an act relating to violation of a visitation order or a parenting plan.

If a parent violates a visitation order or parenting plan and the violation results in disruption of the court-ordered visitation or parenting plan schedule, the violation shall be considered a factor in determining the best interest of the child in any modification proceeding if the parent’s decision not to comply was unilateral, the circumstances did not involve an emergency and no reasonable attempt was made by the parent prior to the noncompliance to reschedule time with the other parent.

HSB 114: House Study Bill 114 was proposed by Rep. Steven Holt. It’s an act relating to the treatment of animals other than livestock and certain wild animals.

HSB 123: House Study Bill 123 was proposed by Rep. Ashley Hinson. It’s an act relating to motor vehicle accidents resulting in injury or death.

HSB 134: House Study Bill 134 was filed by Rep. Steven Holt. It’s an act relating to the temporary delegation of parental authority by the parent, guardian or legal custodian.

HSB 2: House Study Bill 2 was filed by Rep. Bobby Kaufmann. It’s an act relating to alternative project delivery contract methods for government entities.

HF 55: House File 55 was filed by Rep. Andy McKean. It’s an act changing the date of the primary election.

This bill would change the date of holding the primary election from the first Tuesday after the first Monday in June in each even-numbered year to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in September in each even-numbered year. The dates for other deadlines related to the primary and general election are changed accordingly.