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1430Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20000601Primary Sponsor: DrummondAll Sponsors: Drummond and HollandDrafted Document Number: l:\s-res\jwd\009sine.whb.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20000601Subject: General Assembly, Sine die adjournment; June 22, 2000, adjournment no later than 5:00 p.m.History Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 20000601 Received from House House 20000601 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence Senate 20000601 Introduced, adopted, sent to House Versions of This Bill
TO PROVIDE THAT PURSUANT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 21 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE AND SECTION 2-1-180 OF THE 1976 CODE WHEN THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADJOURN ON THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2000, NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M., EACH HOUSE SHALL STAND ADJOURNED TO MEET ON TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2000 AT 12:00 P.M., IN STATEWIDE SESSION, AND TO CONTINUE IN STATEWIDE SESSION, IF NECESSARY, UNTIL THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2000, NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M., FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF SPECIFIED MATTERS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN EACH HOUSE ADJOURNS NOT LATER THAN 5:00 P.M., ON THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2000, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL STAND ADJOURNED SINE DIE.
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
(1) Pursuant to the provisions of Article III, Section 21 of the Constitution of this State and Section 2-1-180 of the 1976 Code, the mandatory Sine Die adjournment date for the General Assembly is changed and extended, as authorized by law, to permit the General Assembly to continue in session after Thursday, June 1, 2000, under the terms and conditions stipulated in this resolution and for this purpose each house agrees that when the House of Representatives and Senate adjourn on Thursday, June 1, 2000, not later than 5:00 p.m., each house shall stand adjourned to meet in statewide session on Tuesday, June 20, 2000, at 12:00 p.m. and to continue in statewide session, if necessary, not later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2000, for the following matters and subject to the following conditions, as applicable:
(A) receipt and consideration of gubernatorial vetoes;
(B) receipt, consideration, and confirmation of appointments;
(C) ratification of acts;
(D) consideration of resolutions affecting the Sine Die adjournment date;
(E) receipt and consideration of local legislation which has the unanimous consent of the affected delegation;
(F) receipt and consideration of amendments on bills received from the other house including concurrence, nonconcurrence, and amendments thereto;
(G) receipt, consideration, and disposition of conference and free conference reports, appointment of conference and free conference committees, and receipt and consideration of messages pertaining to such reports and appointments;
(H) receipt and consideration of resolutions expressing sympathy or congratulations; and
(I) consideration of H.4856.
(2) The President Pro Tempore of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives may, if they agree upon a date and time, call the General Assembly into statewide session between June 1, 2000, and June 20, 2000, to consider any matters authorized under the terms of this resolution.
(3) Each house may also provide for local session days during the period between June 1, 2000, and June 20, 2000, for consideration of local legislation which has the unanimous consent of the affected delegation.
(4) The President or President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives may ratify acts at a mutually convenient time between June 1, 2000, and June 20, 2000.
(5) When each house adjourns not later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2000, the General Assembly shall stand adjourned Sine Die.
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