HB 1021 Constitutional amendment; General Assembly to delay reconvened session (voter referendum).
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Summary as introduced:
Constitutional amendment (voter referendum); legislative sessions.  Provides for a referendum at the November 6, 2012, election to approve or reject an amendment authorizing the General Assembly to delay the reconvened session for a period of up to one week. The Constitution now provides that the reconvened session will be held on the sixth Wednesday after adjournment of a regular or special session. The proposed amendment would allow the General Assembly to postpone the reconvened session for a brief period; for example, to avoid convening on a religious holiday.

Full text:
01/11/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101327D  pdf | impact statement
03/08/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1021ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/04/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0533)  pdf

Status:
01/11/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101327D
01/11/12  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/17/12  House: Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee
01/30/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/03/12  House: Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N)
02/06/12  House: Read first time
02/07/12  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/08/12  House: Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/09/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/28/12  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
03/01/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
03/02/12  Senate: Read third time
03/02/12  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/08/12  House: Enrolled
03/08/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1021ER)
03/08/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/09/12  Senate: Signed by President
04/04/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 533 (effective 1/1/13 - see bill)
04/04/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0533)