Today at the Capitol: Higher Penalties for Repeat Infractions


In just a few hours lawmakers will be back at the Capitol 

Taking a look at a lot of different bills today. 

The first has to do with medical marijuana. 

This changes the law to say people no longer have to include their social security number in an application. It also no longers requires a check to pay for the $50 dollar license. 

Another puts more clear language in place when it comes to a state-run needle exchange program. 

It puts the responsibility of creating the program on the States Department of Health and the Department of Human Services Behavioral Health Division. 

There are two bills having to do with the law. 

One states a registered sex offender must give 21 days notice before international travel. 

The other moves a penalty from an infraction to a Class B misdemeanor if an offender commits that crime at least three times within 365 days. 

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