04RS HB657


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HB 657 (BR 2239) - J. Fischer

     AN ACT proposing an amendment to Sections 36 and 42 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to legislative sessions.
     Propose an amendment to Section 36 of the Constitution of Kentucky to provide that the January organizational session not exceed 10 consecutive legislative days; enable the General Assembly to convene for ten days in March and ten days in October during the regular odd-year sessions; and convene for thirty days in February and ten days in September during regular even-year sessions; and propose an amendment to Section 42 of the Constitution of Kentucky to provide that no change in the General Assembly members' compensation shall take effect during the biennial legislative term in which it is enacted into law, restrict total number of legislative days in a biennial legislative term to 60 days, restrict extraordinary sessions to 15 legislative days, and define biennial legislative term; provide for submission to voters.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

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