Before a bill can become a law, it must be sent to the relevant committee for review. It is here that members compare and evaluate legislative alternatives, hold hearings, identify potential problems, propose solutions or amendments and determine if the bill should be sent to the floor for a vote by the entire body. Each member is assigned to their committees by leadership. Senator Leach was honored to have been chosen as the Minority Chair for the Judiciary Committee. To learn more about issues that are important to me, visit the issues section.