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Numerous bills pass into law

Governor Mark Gordon took action last week on the long list of bills that had made their way through the legislative process and onto his desk.

Friday was the last day for bills to be reported out of committee in the second House. Any legislation that did not meet the deadline will no longer be considered during this session.

Among the bills that have now made their way into law was HB 65, which establishes the 988 hotline system for suicide prevention and mental health crises. The bill establishes a trust fund and reserve account for the system and provides for an advisory board, as well as e...

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