HJR 7001: Supermajority Vote for State Taxes or Fees
JOINT RESOLUTION by Ways and Means Committee ; Leek ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Avila ; Eagle ; Fischer ; Ingoglia ; Metz
Supermajority Vote for State Taxes or Fees; Proposes amendment to State Constitution to prohibit a state tax or fee from being imposed or raised except through legislation approved by two-thirds of each house of legislature; requires a state tax or fee imposed or raised to be contained in separate bill that contains no other subject.
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- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 240
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/09/18, 4:30 pm, Webster Hall
• Introduced -HJ 240
• Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 8 -HJ 312
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 312
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/24/18
• Read 2nd time -HJ 397
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 417
• Passed; YEAS 80 NAYS 29 -HJ 417
• In Messages
• Referred to Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 265
• Received -SJ 264
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 02/20/18, 9:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
• Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable with 1 amendment(s) by Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (813842); YEAS 4 NAYS 2 -SJ 374
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 374
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 13 NAYS 7 -SJ 409
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 409
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18 -SJ 564
• Read 2nd time -SJ 545
• Amendment(s) failed (751148) -SJ 545
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 697
• Passed; YEAS 25 NAYS 13 -SJ 698
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 941
• Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State
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