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SB 224 - Establishes the Duties of Constitutional Convention Delegates - Key Vote

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Jim Tomes voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes the Duties of Constitutional Convention Delegates

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (37-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes the Duties of Constitutional Convention Delegates

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that establishes the duties of constitutional convention delegates.

Highlights:
  • Requires the General Assembly to adopt a joint resolution that provides delegates and alternate delegates with instructions when appointed regarding rules of procedure and any other matters the General Assembly “considers necessary” (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that a vote cast by a delegate or alternate delegate is void if outside of the scope of the instructions provided by the joint resolution or the limits of the joint resolution that originally called for the United States constitutional convention (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies the act of knowingly or intentionally casting or attempting to cast a vote that would be considered void as a Class D felony (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a delegate or alternate delegate who casts or attempts to cast a vote that would be considered void to forfeit his or her appointment (Sec. 1).
  • Requires an alternate delegate to replace his or her paired delegate if the delegate vacates or forfeits the appointment (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the General Assembly’s ability to call a United States constitutional convention is revoked if all the delegates and alternate delegates cast or attempt to cast a vote that would be considered void (Sec. 1).
  • Establishes a United States constitutional convention delegate advisory group, which is authorized to advise delegates and alternate delegates and to decide whether a delegate or alternate delegate has cast or attempted to cast a vote that would be considered void (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the Attorney General to prosecute delegates and alternate delegates who have been found by the United States constitutional convention delegate advisory group to have cast or attempted to cast a vote that is considered to be void (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (64-28) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes the Duties of Constitutional Convention Delegates

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the duties of constitutional convention delegates.

Highlights:
  • Requires the General Assembly to adopt a joint resolution that provides delegates and alternate delegates with instructions when appointed regarding rules of procedure and any other matters the General Assembly “considers necessary” (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that a vote cast by a delegate or alternate delegate is void if outside of the scope of the instructions provided by the joint resolution or the limits of the joint resolution that originally called for the United States constitutional convention (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies the act of knowingly or intentionally casting or attempting to cast a vote that would be considered void as a Class D felony (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a delegate or alternate delegate who casts or attempts to cast a vote that would be considered void to forfeit his or her appointment (Sec. 1).
  • Requires an alternate delegate to replace his or her paired delegate if the delegate vacates or forfeits the appointment (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the General Assembly’s ability to call a United States constitutional convention is revoked if all the delegates and alternate delegates cast or attempt to cast a vote that would be considered void (Sec. 1).
  • Establishes a United States constitutional convention delegate advisory group, which is authorized to advise delegates and alternate delegates and to decide whether a delegate or alternate delegate has cast or attempted to cast a vote that would be considered void (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the Attorney General to prosecute delegates and alternate delegates who have been found by the United States constitutional convention delegate advisory group to have cast or attempted to cast a vote that is considered to be void (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (39-11) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes the Duties of Constitutional Convention Delegates

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