Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Limits on terms of legislative leadership. Provides that a member of the general assembly may not serve for more than six years in any particular office during the member's tenure in the general assembly. Defines office to refer to the president pro tempore of the senate; the speaker of the house of representatives; a particular office of the senate as provided under the rules of the senate; a particular office of the house of representatives as provided under the rules of the house of representatives; or the chair of a particular standing committee of the senate or the house of Limits on terms of legislative leadership. Provides that a member of the general assembly may not serve for more than six years in any particular office during the member's tenure in the general assembly. Defines office to refer to the president pro tempore of the senate; the speaker of the house of representatives; a particular office of the senate as provided under the rules of the senate; a particular office of the house of representatives as provided under the rules of the house of representatives; or the chair of a particular standing committee of the senate or the house of representatives. Provides that the limitation applies regardless of whether the member is elected or appointed to the office for a number of consecutive or nonconsecutive years. Provides that the limitation may not be construed to prevent a member of the general assembly from serving six years or fewer in separate offices during the member's tenure in the general assembly. Provides that a year served in a particular office during a term of the general assembly that ends before November 9, 2016, does not count against the limitation. ... View more