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.
Location: Filed with Secretary of State
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Local and Federal Affairs Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 26
• Introduced -HJ 26
• On Committee agenda-- Local and Federal Affairs Committee, 03/20/14, 10:00 am, Webster Hall
• Favorable by Local and Federal Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -HJ 325
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 325
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/27/14, 8:30 am, Sumner Hall
• 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
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 403
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/09/14
• Read 2nd time -HJ 487
• CS adopted -HJ 488
• In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 479
• Received -SJ 479
• Withdrawn from Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 571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
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 705
• Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State
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