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HB 931: Interstate Compacts

GENERAL BILL by Hill ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Combee ; Spano ; Sullivan ; Van Zant ; Wood

Interstate Compacts; Adopts & enters state into interstate Compact for Balanced Budget; exempts compact from Article V Constitutional Convention Act; provides for proposal by compact's member states of amendment to U.S. Constitution requiring Federal Government to maintain balanced budget with certain exceptions; provides for member states to apply to Congress for convention under Article V of U.S. Constitution to propose balanced budget amendment; provides for appointment, terms, duties, & authority of convention delegates; requires oath by delegates; specifies rules governing procedures at convention; establishes Compact Commission & specifies commission's membership & duties; provides for appointment of Compact Administrator & specifies administrator's duties.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2015 House • Filed
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 77
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Local and Federal Affairs Committee; Judiciary Committee; Appropriations Committee -HJ 77
3/13/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/17/15, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
3/17/2015 House • Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 4 -HJ 251
• Now in Local and Federal Affairs Committee -HJ 251
3/24/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Local and Federal Affairs Committee, 03/26/15, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
3/26/2015 House • Favorable by Local and Federal Affairs Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 4 -HJ 330
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 330
4/28/2015 House • Died in Judiciary Committee