HJ524: General Assembly; establishes 2016 Regular Session prefiling schedule.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 524
Establishing a schedule for the conduct of business for the prefiling period of the 2016 Regular Session of the General Assembly of Virginia.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 14, 2015
Agreed to by the Senate, January 14, 2015

 

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the prefiling period of the 2016 Regular Session of the General Assembly shall be governed by the following rules:

Rule 1. Requests for drafts of any bill or joint resolution to be prefiled shall be submitted to and received by the Division of Legislative Services no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, December 7, 2015. The Division shall make such drafts available for review no later than midnight, Friday, January 1, 2016.

Rule 2. Requests for the drafting, redrafting, or correction of any bill or joint resolution creating or continuing a study shall be submitted to and received by the Division of Legislative Services no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 8, 2016.

Rule 3. Requests for redrafts and corrections of any draft prepared for prefiling shall be submitted to and received by the Division of Legislative Services no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 8, 2016. The Division shall make such legislation available no later than noon, Tuesday, January 12, 2016.

Rule 4. Bills and joint resolutions offered for prefiling shall be prefiled in either house no later than 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Any member offering for prefiling a bill or joint resolution not submitted to the Division of Legislative Services for drafting is encouraged to submit an electronic version no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day the legislation is prefiled.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 524

Offered January 14, 2015
Prefiled December 17, 2014
Establishing a schedule for the conduct of business for the prefiling period of the 2016 Regular Session of the General Assembly of Virginia.

Patrons-- Cox, Howell, Joannou, Jones, Kilgore, Landes, Toscano and Ware; Senators: Colgan, Lucas, McDougle, Norment, Ruff, Saslaw and Watkins

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the prefiling period of the 2016 Regular Session of the General Assembly shall be governed by the following rules:

Rule 1. Requests for drafts of any bill or joint resolution to be prefiled shall be submitted to and received by the Division of Legislative Services no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, December 7, 2015. The Division shall make such drafts available for review no later than midnight, Friday, January 1, 2016.

Rule 2. Requests for the drafting, redrafting, or correction of any bill or joint resolution creating or continuing a study shall be submitted to and received by the Division of Legislative Services no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 8, 2016.

Rule 3. Requests for redrafts and corrections of any draft prepared for prefiling shall be submitted to and received by the Division of Legislative Services no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 8, 2016. The Division shall make such legislation available no later than noon, Tuesday, January 12, 2016.

Rule 4. Bills and joint resolutions offered for prefiling shall be prefiled in either house no later than 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Any member offering for prefiling a bill or joint resolution not submitted to the Division of Legislative Services for drafting is encouraged to submit an electronic version no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day the legislation is prefiled.