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General Assembly

 

Proposed House Joint Resolution No. 7

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 308

 

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Referred to Committee on PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. DAVIS C., 57th Dist.

 

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO REQUIRE A TWO-THIRDS VOTE TO ENACT NEW MUNICIPAL MANDATES.

Resolved by this Assembly:

That article third of the Constitution of the state be amended to require the approval by a vote of at least two-thirds of the members of each house of the General Assembly for the enactment of any bill constituting a new unfunded mandate to local governments.

Statement of Purpose:

To require a two-thirds vote of the General Assembly before a new municipal mandate can be enacted in order to reduce unfunded mandates.