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CACR 26 - Authorizes the Legislature to Amend Supreme Court Rules - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A NON-BINDING CONCURRENT RESOLUTION. IT IS NOT SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR AND THEREFORE DOES NOT HOLD THE WEIGHT OF LAW.

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES 3/5 MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY 2/3 OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BE ENACTED.

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Legislation-Resolution - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (242-96) -
Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed With Amendment (Senate) (19-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes the Legislature to Amend Supreme Court Rules

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that authorizes the legislature to amend Supreme Court rules.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the legislature to have concurrent powers with the Supreme Court to make rules governing the administration of all courts in the state, including the practices and procedures to be followed in the courts (Sec. 1).
  • Requires that statutes prevail if a conflict exists between a legislative statute and court rule (Sec. 1).
Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (House) (239-114) -
Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes the Legislature to Amend Supreme Court Rules

Sponsors

  • Paul Mirski (NH - R) (Out Of Office)

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