SJR 44
Creates a two year budget cycle
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Last Action:
2/2/2012 - Second Read and Referred S Ways and Means and Fiscal Oversight Committee
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Upon voter approval

Current Bill Summary

SJR 44 - This proposed constitutional amendment, if approved by the voters, requires the first legislative session of each General Assembly to be used exclusively for the enactment of appropriations laws except for emergency legislation where health, welfare, and safety requires legislative action. The second legislative session shall be used exclusively for the enactment of general laws except for the enactment of supplemental appropriations laws if necessary.

This proposed constitutional amendment is identical to SJR 14 (2007), SJR 25 (2006) and SJR 9 (2005).