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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.

Last Action: 3/16/2018 - Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/8/2017 House • Filed
11/9/2017 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 240
1/5/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/09/18, 4:30 pm, Webster Hall
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 240
• Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 8 -HJ 312
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 312
1/18/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/24/18
1/24/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 397
• Placed on 3rd reading
1/25/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 417
• Passed; YEAS 80 NAYS 29 -HJ 417
1/31/2018 Senate • In Messages
2/1/2018 Senate • Referred to Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 265
• Received -SJ 264
2/15/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 02/20/18, 9:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/20/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable with 1 amendment(s) by Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (813842); YEAS 4 NAYS 2 -SJ 374
2/21/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 374
2/22/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/27/2018 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 13 NAYS 7 -SJ 409
2/28/2018 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 409
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18 -SJ 564
3/2/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 545
• Amendment(s) failed (751148) -SJ 545
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 697
• Passed; YEAS 25 NAYS 13 -SJ 698
3/5/2018 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 941
3/16/2018 • Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State