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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)

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  • 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

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  • HJR 7001, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/5/2018 at 11:59 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Ways and Means Committee (Post-Meeting) 3/15/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1742 Supermajority Vote Required to Increase State Tax Revenues by Increasing Taxes Stargel Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see HJR 7001 (Passed)

    Citations - Constitution (1)

    Article Section Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    Article VII Section 19 Page 1 (pdf)

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  • HJR 7001, Original Filed Version Posted 11/8/2017 at 1:18 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (Pre-Meeting) 2/19/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (Post-Meeting) 2/20/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/26/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 2/28/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 1/9/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1742 Supermajority Vote Required to Increase State Tax Revenues by Increasing Taxes Stargel Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see HJR 7001 (Passed)

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    813842 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the resolving clause and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax
    (Stargel)
    2/19/2018
    9:39 AM
    Favorable
    2/20/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    586799 - Amendment
    Remove lines 23-53 and insert:
    Moskowitz 1/9/2018
    1:23 PM
    Failed to Adopt
    1/9/2018
    PDF

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    751148 - Amendment
    Delete lines 22 - 53 and insert:
    Farmer 3/2/2018
    11:01 AM
    Senate: Failed
    3/2/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    2/20/2018 9:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax 4 Yeas - 2 Nays
    2/27/2018 11:00 AM Appropriations 13 Yeas - 7 Nays

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    1/25/2018 1:43 PM House 80 Yeas - 29 Nays
    3/5/2018 11:22 AM Senate 25 Yeas - 13 Nays

    Citations - Constitution (1)

    Article Section Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    Article VII Section 19 Page 1 (pdf)

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