Constitutional amendment; legislative and organizational sessions of General Assembly (1st ref.). (SJ339)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis (R-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); legislative sessions. Provides for an organizational session of the General Assembly beginning on the second Wednesday in December or on another day that may be designated in accordance with a joint rule of the General Assembly and lasting no longer than three days. The business of the organizational session would be limited to administrative and procedural matters, the confirmation of gubernatorial and other appointees, and the election of judicial officers. This resolution reflects recommendations of the Joint Subcommittee to Study the Balance of Power Between the Legislative and Executive Branches pursuant to HJR 707 (2005). Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075541726
01/05/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/23/2007Rereferred to Rules
02/05/2007Failed to report (defeated) in Rules