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CS/SB 1008: Article V Constitutional Conventions

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Stargel

Article V Constitutional Conventions; Citing this act as the "Article V Constitutional Convention Act"; establishing qualifications of delegates and alternate delegates to an Article V constitutional convention; providing for the appointment of delegates by the Legislature; requiring majority vote approval in each chamber for the appointment of delegates; authorizing the Legislature to recall a delegate and fill a vacancy; authorizing the presiding officers of the Legislature to call a special legislative session to fill a vacancy; establishing a legislative method for appointments and recalls, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 4/24/2014 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 609 (Ch. 2014-52) -SJ 600
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/12/2014 Senate • Filed
2/19/2014 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 81
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 81
4/3/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/08/14, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
4/8/2014 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 3 -SJ 459
4/9/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 459
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/10/14, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/10/2014 Senate • CS by Appropriations; YEAS 11 NAYS 6
4/14/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/15/2014 Senate • Now in Rules
4/16/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/21/14, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/21/2014 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 6 NAYS 5 -SJ 515
4/22/2014 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 515
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/14
• CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 517
4/24/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 600
• Substituted CS/HB 609 -SJ 600
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 609 (Ch. 2014-52) -SJ 600