Strengthened checks and balances by limiting elected officials' access to
information brought before the commission;
Ensured the cost for the county remains low by created a rotating three person committee to review and weed out frivolous complaints;
Changed the standards on appeal to trial de novo, which would allow for a new trial at district court level;
Eliminated all criminal penalties for those appearing before the commission;
Provided that HB 2301 can not interfere with an employee’s collective bargaining or civil service agreement.