HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION OO

 

 

November 7, 2018, Introduced by Rep. Howrylak and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

 

     A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the state

 

constitution of 1963, by amending section 27 of article IV, to

 

provide that bills or initiative petitions adopted by the

 

legislature take effect upon the expiration of 90 days after the

 

date they are filed with the secretary of state unless given

 

immediate effect by a vote of two-thirds of the members elected and

 

serving in each house.

 

     Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

 

state of Michigan, That the following amendment to the state

 

constitution of 1963, to provide that bills or initiative petitions

 

adopted by the legislature take effect upon the expiration of 90


days after the date they are filed with the secretary of state

 

unless given immediate effect by a vote of two-thirds of the

 

members elected and serving in each house, is proposed, agreed to,

 

and submitted to the people of the state:

 

ARTICLE IV

 

     Sec. 27. No act shall take effect until the expiration of 90

 

days from the end of the session at which it was passed, date the

 

bill or initiative petition adopted by the legislature is filed

 

with the secretary of state, but the legislature may give immediate

 

effect to acts by a two-thirds vote of the members elected to and

 

serving in each house, recording the vote tally in the journal.

 

     This section, as amended, does not apply to any bill enrolled

 

or initiative petition filed before the commencement of the 100th

 

Legislature.

 

     Resolved further, That the foregoing amendment shall be

 

submitted to the people of the state at the next general election

 

in the manner provided by law.