SJR 36 Limits the enactment of general laws to the first legislative session of a General Assembly, except for certain emergency legislation
Sponsor: Parson
LR Number: 4186S.02I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics
Last Action: 1/28/2016 - Second Read and Referred S Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: Contingent

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SJR 36 - This proposed constitutional amendment, if approved by the voters, requires the first legislative session of each general assembly to be used for the enactment of appropriations laws and general laws. The second legislative session shall be used exclusively for the enactment of appropriation laws except for emergency legislation where health, welfare, and safety requires legislative action.

This amendment is similar to SJR 25 (2006) and SJR 9 (2005).

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