House Bill 647

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Last Action 03/19/20: reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
Title AN ACT proposing to amend Sections 36 and 42 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to sessions of the General Assembly.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1917
Sponsor D. Osborne
Summary of Original Version Propose to amend Sections 36 and 42 of the Constitution of Kentucky to provide that the General Assembly may call itself into extraordinary session upon the issuance of a joint proclamation by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, but only if the General Assembly has reserved at least one day from its regular session in that year, with limitations; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
Index Headings of Original Version General Assembly - Extraordinary session; call itself into
Constitution, Ky. - General Assembly, extraordinary session, call of
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1

Actions

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03/02/20
  • introduced in House
03/04/20
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
03/17/20
  • taken from Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
  • posting waived
03/18/20
  • taken from Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
03/19/20
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; propose to amend Sections 36 and 42 of the Kentucky Constitution to provide that the General Assembly may extend the length of its legislative sessions by 10 days upon the vote of 3/5 of the membership of each House.
Index Headings Constitution, Ky. - General Assembly, extended session
General Assembly - Extended session, requirements for

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