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HJR 7001: Supermajority Vote for State Taxes or Fees

JOINT RESOLUTION by Ways and Means Committee ; Leek ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eagle ; Fischer ; 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: 2/20/2018 Senate - Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable with 1 amendment(s) by Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax ; YEAS 4 NAYS 2
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 ; YEAS 4 NAYS 2