Alexander Pyles//August 14, 2012
//August 14, 2012
The signature bills of this General Assembly special session should arrive on the floor of the House of Delegates Tuesday.
But neither a bill expanding the state’s casino gambling program, nor legislation that sought to undo a Court of Appeals ruling that makes pit bull owners strictly liable if their dog bites another person, is in the posture of a pair of Senate bills that passed out of that chamber on Friday.
The differences could bring about a political showdown between the two chambers, depending on how the full House deals with their version of the legislation Tuesday.
Here’s a few headlines from the special session: