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6 This resolution modifies Joint Rules governing joint committees by requiring that the
7 chair verbally announce the result of the vote and verbally identify either those members
8 who voted "yes" or those members who voted "no." This resolution allows dissenting
9 committee members to file a separate report or be listed on the majority report as
10 dissenters. This resolution takes effect immediately.
11 This resolution affects legislative rules as follows:
14 Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
15 Section 1. Section JR-3.06 is enacted to read:
16 JR-3.06. Voting -- Chair to Verbally Announce the Vote -- Dissenting Members to
17 be Reported.
18 (1) After the committee votes, the chair shall:
19 (a) determine whether the motion passed or failed;
20 (b) verbally announce that the motion passed or that the motion failed; and
21 (c) verbally identify by name either the committee members who voted "yes" or the
22 committee members who voted "no."
23 (2) Members dissenting from a committee report may file a minority report or may be
24 listed on the majority report as dissenting.
25 Section 2. Effective date.
26 This resolution takes effect upon approval by a constitutional majority vote of all
27 members of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-20-03 8:56 AM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.