Constitutional amendment; powers of General Assembly (first reference). (HJ593)

Introduced By

Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); powers of the General Assembly; administrative rules and regulations. Allows the General Assembly to suspend or nullify administrative rules and regulations by a majority vote of the members elected to each house and authorizes the standing committees of each house and joint legislative commissions designated by the General Assembly to suspend rules and regulations when the General Assembly is not in regular session. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073249308
12/28/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/05/2007Passed by for the day
02/06/2007Taken up
02/06/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2007Pending question ordered
02/06/2007Engrossed by House as amended HJ593E
02/06/2007Printed as engrossed 073249308-E
02/06/2007Agreed to by House (56-Y 39-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Reading waived
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/13/2007Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (7-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)


Waldo Jaquith writes:

Could somebody describe this in English?