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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This rules resolution amends the House rule on disposition of legislation on third
10 reading to require notice of hold requests.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This rules resolution:
13 . requires that the Chief Clerk notify the Speaker and the sponsor of legislation when
14 the Chief Clerk receives a request to hold that legislation.
15 Special Clauses:
17 Legislative Rules Affected:
21 Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the state of Utah:
22 Section 1. HR4-4-202 is amended to read:
23 HR4-4-202. Disposition of Legislation Voted on Third Reading.
24 (1) Except as provided in Subsection (2), the Chief Clerk or the Chief Clerk's designee
26 (a) for a piece of House legislation passed by the House on third reading but not yet
27 acted upon by the Senate, transmit the House legislation to the Senate for its further action;
28 (b) for a piece of House legislation that fails to pass the House on third reading, file the
30 (c) for a piece of House legislation that has passed both houses, follow the procedures
31 and requirements of JR4-6-101(1)(b);
32 (d) for a piece of Senate legislation passed by the House on third reading and not
33 amended or substituted in the House, transmit the Senate legislation to the presiding officer of
34 the House for the presiding officer's signature and return the legislation to the Senate for the
35 signature of the President of the Senate;
36 (e) for a piece of Senate legislation passed by the House on third reading that was
37 amended or substituted in the House, transmit the legislation to the Senate with the
38 amendments or substitute for further action by the Senate; and
39 (f) for a piece of Senate legislation that fails to pass the House on third reading,
40 transmit the legislation to the Senate with notice of the House's action.
41 (2) (a) The Chief Clerk shall ensure that the House retains possession of a piece of
42 legislation for no more than one legislative day when:
43 (i) a Representative gives notice of intention to move for reconsideration to the Chief
45 (ii) a Representative requests that the Chief Clerk hold the legislation; or
46 (iii) the House passes a motion to retain possession of the legislation.
47 (b) When a Representative moves for reconsideration or requests a hold under
48 Subsections (2)(a)(i) or (2)(a)(ii), the Chief Clerk shall give notice of the action to the Speaker
49 and to the sponsor of the legislation.
51 may be released earlier than 24 hours if the House is given prior public notice of the release.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-31-12 11:09 AM