SB934: General Assembly; consideration of certain documents related to the Budget.

SENATE BILL NO. 934
Offered January 14, 2009
Prefiled January 6, 2009
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 30-19.1:11, relating to the General Assembly; consideration of certain documents concerning the Budget.
Patron-- Smith

Referred to Committee on Finance

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 30-19.1:11 as follows:

30-19.1:11. Consideration of the Conference Committee Report on the Budget.

No legislative action may be taken on (i) committee amendments to the budget, (ii) any conference committee report on the budget, and (iii) any Governor's recommendations on the budget until each has been posted on the General Assembly's website for at least 72 hours. Each house may determine by a two-thirds vote to take legislative action on committee amendments to the budget, conference committee reports on the budget, and the Governor's recommendations before the 72-hour posting period.