United States Constitution; amendment concerning federal budget, sunset provision. (HJ90)

Introduced By

Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

United States Constitution; amendment. Makes application to the United States Congress to call a constitutional convention for the purpose of proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution that pertains to the subject of balancing the federal budget. Full text: Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100175D
01/09/2016Referred to Committee on Rules
02/09/2016Assigned Rules sub: Special Subcommittee
02/11/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (3-Y 2-N)
02/11/2016Reported from Rules with amendments (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2016Passed by for the day
02/16/2016Taken up
02/16/2016Committee amendments agreed to
02/16/2016Pending question ordered
02/16/2016Engrossed by House as amended HJ90E
02/16/2016Printed as engrossed 16100175D-E
02/16/2016Agreed to by House (55-Y 44-N)
02/16/2016VOTE: ADOPTION (55-Y 44-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Reading waived
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on Rules
03/04/2016Continued to 2017 in Rules
12/02/2016Left in Rules