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HJR 72 - Authorizes the Legislature to Override Certain Gubernatorial Spending Reductions - Key Vote

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES APPROVAL BY A SIMPLE MAJORITY IN THE HOUSE AND THE SENATE, AND THEN APPROVAL BY A SIMPLE MAJORITY OF VOTERS DURING AN ELECTION.

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Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (25-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes the Legislature to Override Certain Gubernatorial Spending Reductions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that authorizes the legislature to override certain gubernatorial spending reductions.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes the general assembly to reconsider the governor’s restriction of appropriation funds at any time the general assembly is in session (Sec. 27).
  • Prohibits the governor from determining available state revenues from proposed legislation that has not been passed into law by the general assembly (Sec. 24).
Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Adopted (House) (109-42) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes the Legislature to Override Certain Gubernatorial Spending Reductions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that authorizes the legislature to override certain gubernatorial spending reductions.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the general assembly to reconsider the governor’s restriction of appropriation funds at any time the general assembly is in session (Sec. 27).
  • Prohibits the governor from determining available state revenues from proposed legislation that has not been passed into law by the general assembly (Sec. 24).
Constitutional Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes the Legislature to Override Certain Gubernatorial Spending Reductions

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