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2017 House Joint Resolution J: Require 2/3 roll call vote in to give new laws 'immediate effect'
Introduced by Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D) on March 21, 2017 To place before voters in the next general election a constitutional amendment establishing that bills enacted by the legislature go into effect 90 days after being filed with the Secretary of State, unless the bill is given immediate effect by a roll call vote of two-thirds of the members elected and serving in the House and Senate. Current practice is to allow immediate effect to be approved with a voice-vote, not a recorded roll call vote.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on March 21, 2017

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