The decision to revive a bill attempting to nullify federal gun laws has raised concerns about transparency from committee chairman Sen. Brian Boner (R-Douglas), who had previously supported the measure.
Management Council rule change reverses proposal to let committee chairs decide whether to allow remote participation.
The chamber pushed through limited liability for business owners by hitching them late to must-pass economic relief legislation.
The Legislature will debate four bills to spend $500 million over two days beginning May 15. Advocates and at least one lawmaker worry transparency got overlooked.
A majority of the Joint Appropriations Committee traveled to UW for an unscheduled, apparently announced, session to learn more about funding requests.