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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Sessions of the general assembly. Provides that the general assembly may convene in an initiated session if the following apply: (1) The legislative council adopts a resolution requesting the governor to call a special session under Article 4, Section 9 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana. (2) The resolution states specific reasons that the public welfare requires the general assembly to meet in a special session. (3) The resolution states a specific date for the general assembly to convene in session. (4) The governor does not call a special session before the date stated in the legislative council Sessions of the general assembly. Provides that the general assembly may convene in an initiated session if the following apply: (1) The legislative council adopts a resolution requesting the governor to call a special session under Article 4, Section 9 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana. (2) The resolution states specific reasons that the public welfare requires the general assembly to meet in a special session. (3) The resolution states a specific date for the general assembly to convene in session. (4) The governor does not call a special session before the date stated in the legislative council resolution. Requires the presiding officers of the house and the senate to convene the general assembly in session if the governor does not call a special session before the date stated in the legislative council resolution. Provides that an initiated session may not continue for more than 40 calendar days. Provides that for purposes of Article 5, Section 14 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana, a vetoed bill passed at a session of the general assembly must be reconsidered and voted upon as provided in Article 5, Section 14 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana not later than the sine die adjournment of the next regular session that occurs after the session that first passed the bill. ... View more