Legislative panel approves interim committees, including one for medical marijuana


A panel of leading lawmakers on Monday approved seven special committees that will meet for 12 days before next year, including committees that will study medical marijuana, affordable housing and state employee pay.

The Legislative Coordinating Council also approved 38 meeting days for 12 standing joint committees that will meet before next year's legislative session.

Six other meeting days combined were approved for the Senate Confirmation Oversight Committee (two), the Capitol Preservation Committee (one), the Health Care Stabilization Fund Oversight Committee (one) and a bus trip to various state properties (two).

Overall, there were 72 meeting days requested and . . .


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