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CS/HM 261: Constitutional Convention/Single-Subject Requirement for Federal Legislation

MEMORIAL by Judiciary Committee ; Beshears ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Artiles ; Fitzenhagen ; Hill ; Patronis ; Van Zant

Constitutional Convention/Single-Subject Requirement for Federal Legislation; Applies to Congress to call convention for purpose of proposing amendment to U.S. Constitution to provide that every law enacted by Congress shall embrace only one subject, which shall be clearly expressed in its title.

Last Action: 6/5/2014 - Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State
Location: Filed with Secretary of State
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/4/2013 House • Filed
12/13/2013 House • Referred to Local and Federal Affairs Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 26
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 26
3/18/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Local and Federal Affairs Committee, 03/20/14, 10:00 am, Webster Hall
3/20/2014 House • Favorable by Local and Federal Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -HJ 325
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 325
3/25/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/27/14, 8:30 am, Sumner Hall
3/27/2014 House • CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 3 -HJ 389
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 383
3/28/2014 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 403
4/7/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/09/14
4/9/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 487
• CS adopted -HJ 488
4/9/2014 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 479
4/10/2014 Senate • Received -SJ 479
4/23/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 571
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 571
• Substituted for CS/SM 368 -SJ 571
• Read 2nd time -SJ 571
• CS adopted -SJ 571
4/24/2014 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 705
6/5/2014 • Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State