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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Second regular session. Repeals the statute requiring the general assembly to convene in a second regular session. Provides that the speaker of the house of representatives and the president pro tempore of the senate may jointly issue an order to require the general assembly to convene for a second regular session in an even-numbered year. Provides that the joint order must: (1) find that a second regular session is necessary for the general assembly to address issues of public concern; (2) identify the issues that the general assembly will address in the second regular session; and (3) specify the dates Second regular session. Repeals the statute requiring the general assembly to convene in a second regular session. Provides that the speaker of the house of representatives and the president pro tempore of the senate may jointly issue an order to require the general assembly to convene for a second regular session in an even-numbered year. Provides that the joint order must: (1) find that a second regular session is necessary for the general assembly to address issues of public concern; (2) identify the issues that the general assembly will address in the second regular session; and (3) specify the dates on which the second regular session will convene and adjourn sine die. Provides that the general assembly may not consider an issue unless it is identified in the joint order. Provides that the statute making a second regular session optional may not be construed to prohibit the legislative council from conducting business in the interim of an even-numbered year in which a second regular session is not convened. Makes conforming changes. ... View more