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SB721       (?)


Measure Title: PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTIONS 10, 11, 12, 15, AND 16 OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH A CONTINUOUS LEGISLATIVE SESSION.
Report Title: Continuous Legislative Session; Constitutional Amendment (ConAm)
Description: Establishes a continuous legislature. Requires the legislature to convene at least once a month. Removes language regarding special sessions, adjournment, and recesses. Creates a two-year deadline for a bill to be submitted for gubernatorial consideration. Standardizes the number of days that the governor must approve or veto a bill submitted for consideration. Requires bills returned by the governor to be heard by the legislature within an unspecified number of days for the bill for the bill to be further amended. Requires the passage of the legislative budget in an unspecified number of days before the end of each fiscal year.
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: GVO, JDC/WAM
Introducer(s): CHANG

Sort by Date Status Text
1/22/2021SIntroduced.
1/25/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2021SReferred to GVO, JDC/WAM.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB721




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