A panel of leading lawmakers on Monday approved 15 special committees that will meet for 31 days before next year, including committees that will study campaign finance law, education, foreign adversary land purchases and restricted driving privileges.
The Legislative Coordinating Council also approved 36 meeting days for 11 standing joint committees that will meet before next year's legislative session.
Six meeting days combined were approved for the Senate Confirmation Oversight Committee (three), the Capitol Preservation Committee (one), the Health Care Stabilization Fund Oversight Committee (one) and the Special Education and Related Services Funding Task Force (one).
Overall, there were . . .