The bill unanimously passed the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives with bipartisan support last year, only to die in the Republican-led Senate without a committee hearing.
Supporters of the measure are trying to ensure it doesn’t meet the same fate this year after passing out of the House Feb. 8 by a vote of 95-0.
On Thursday, they will hold a press conference and rally to publicly call upon the Senate to take up the bill.
It begins at noon in Room 346 of the Capitol Annex.
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