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The Senate Law & Justice Committee addresses issues in both civil and criminal law. Some of the areas of civil law that are included are probate, corporations, Uniform Commercial Code, trusts and estates, family law, and tort reform. In the arena of criminal law, the committee considers legislation affecting a wide range of subjects including criminal penalties and sentencing, drunk driving, domestic violence, identity theft, and animal cruelty. In addition, the committee considers legislation affecting the courts and law enforcement.
(Please note: This general description should not be considered the definitive listing of issues considered by this committee.)
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