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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Elimination of short session. Provides that the general assembly shall adjourn not later than April 29 of each odd-numbered year until the speaker of the house of representatives and the president pro tempore of the senate jointly issue a call for the members to reconvene. Provides that a joint call to reconvene: (1) must be issued not later than the second Tuesday after the first Monday in November of an odd-numbered year; (2) may not reconvene the general assembly before January 1 of the following even-numbered year; and (3) may be rescinded by joint action of the speaker of the house of representatives and the president pro tempore of the senate. Provides that if the general assembly reconvenes under a joint call, the general assembly must adjourn sine die not later than March 14 following the date the general assembly reconvenes. Provides a procedure for sine die adjournment of the general assembly if the speaker of the house of representatives and the president pro tempore of the senate do not issue a joint call to reconvene. Abolishes the second regular (short) session of the general assembly. Makes conforming changes in other statutes.