HJ 707 Legislative and Executive Branches to Support a Two-Term Governor, Jt. Subcom. to Study; cont'd.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Study; two-term Governor; report.  Continues and renames the Joint Subcommittee to Study the Appropriate Balance of Power Between the Legislative and Executive Branches to Support a Two-Term Governor in the Commonwealth as the Joint Subcommittee to Study the Appropriate Balance of Power Between the Legislative and Executive Branches. During its second year of study, the joint subcommittee will continue to review proposals to (i) lengthen the session to 60 days in the odd-numbered years, (ii) shift the budget cycle, (iii) provide for annual budgets, (iv) create an independent economic and revenue forecasting commission, (v) allow for legislative veto or suspension of administrative regulations, (vi) increase legislative oversight of the boards of visitors of the public institutions of higher education and the Commonwealth Transportation Board, and (vii) establish an appropriate balance of powers between the legislative and executive branches as the joint subcommittee deems appropriate.  The joint subcommittee must submit an executive summary of its findings and recommendations to the 2006 Session of the General Assembly.

Full text:
01/12/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 050418376  pdf
02/05/05  House: Printed as engrossed 050418376-E  pdf
03/16/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ707ER)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/12/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 050418376
01/12/05  House: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/03/05  House: Reported from Rules with amendments (16-Y 0-N)
02/05/05  House: Taken up
02/05/05  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/05  House: Engrossed by House as amended HJ707E
02/05/05  House: Printed as engrossed 050418376-E
02/05/05  House: Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/05/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
02/05/05  House: Communicated to Senate
02/07/05  Senate: Reading waived
02/07/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/18/05  Senate: Reported from Rules by voice vote
02/21/05  Senate: Reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: VOTE: WAIVE READING R (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/05  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/23/05  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/24/05  Senate: Read third time
02/24/05  Senate: Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
03/16/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ707ER)