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6 A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE LEGISLATURE PROPOSING TO AMEND THE UTAH
7 CONSTITUTION; REVISING ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6 TO ALLOW THE
8 LEGISLATURE TO ADD ITEMS TO THE SPECIAL SESSION AGENDA; AND
9 PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
10 This resolution proposes to change the Utah Constitution as follows:
12 ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6
13 Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah, two-thirds of all members elected to each of
14 the two houses voting in favor thereof:
15 Section 1. It is proposed to amend Utah Constitution Article VII, Section 6, to read:
16 Article VII, Section 6. [Convening of extra sessions of Legislature.]
17 (1) (a) On extraordinary occasions, the Governor may convene the Legislature by issuing
18 a proclamation[
19 (b) The proclamation shall state the purpose for which the Legislature is to be convened,
20 and [
23 (2) The Legislature may:
24 (a) consider any issues contained in the Governor's proclamation;
25 (b) consider any issues that the Governor adds to the proclamation during the special
27 (c) consider any issues that the Legislature adds to the proclamation by a 2/3 or greater
1 vote of each chamber; and
2 (d) provide for the expenses of the session and for other matters incidental [
4 (3) The Governor may [
5 for the transaction of executive business by issuing a proclamation.
6 Section 2. Submittal to electors.
7 The lieutenant governor is directed to submit this proposed amendment to the electors of
8 the state of Utah at the next general election in the manner provided by law.
9 Section 3. Effective date.
10 If approved by the electors of the state, the amendment proposed by this joint resolution
11 shall take effect on January 1, 1999.
Legislative Review Note
as of 11-20-97 9:53 AM
A limited legal review of this bill raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
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