Bill Text: CT HJ00301 | 2016 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Resolution Concerning The Joint Rules Of The June 20 Reconvened Session Of The 2016 General Assembly.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2016-06-20 - In Concurrence [HJ00301 Detail]

Download: Connecticut-2016-HJ00301-Introduced.html

General Assembly


House Joint

Resolution No. 301

June 20 Reconvened Session, 2016


LCO No. 6600



Referred to Committee on No Committee


Introduced by:



SEN. DUFF, 25th Dist.



Resolved by this Assembly:

That the joint rules of this reconvened session of the 2016 General Assembly shall be the same as the joint rules in force at the 2016 regular session, except as said rules are amended, altered or repealed in this resolution and by the addition of the following rules, which additional rules are hereby made a part of the joint rules of this reconvened session.

Strike out Rule 6.

Strike out Rule 7 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Rule 7. The reconvened session of the 2016 General Assembly shall be for the sole purpose of reconsidering bills approved by the 2016 General Assembly and disapproved by the Governor. Except as provided in joint rule 33, no substantive resolutions shall be received other than those pertaining to the rules applicable to this reconvened session and the printing of the journals of the Senate and House of Representatives and the expenses of this reconvened session. The reconvened session shall adjourn sine die not later than midnight, June 23, 2016.

Strike out Rules 8, 9, 10 and 11.

Strike out Rule 12 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Rule 12. No amendments shall be permitted to any disapproved bill submitted to the reconvened session.

Strike out Rule 13.

Strike out Rule 14 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Rule 14. Each disapproved bill shall be submitted to the chamber of origin for reconsideration. If, after such reconsideration, that chamber shall again pass it, but by the approval of at least two-thirds of the membership, it shall be immediately transmitted with the veto message to the other chamber, which shall also reconsider it. The votes of each chamber shall be determined by the yeas and nays and the names of the members voting for and against the bill shall be entered on the journals of each chamber respectively.

Strike out Rules 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20.

Strike out Rule 21 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Rule 21. After the time has elapsed for the reconsideration of any vote upon any bill, no resolution or motion to recall such bill from the other chamber shall be allowed for the purposes of reconsideration, except when there has clearly been a mistake in the vote on such bill.

Strike out Rules 22, 23 and 24.

Strike out Rule 25 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Rule 25. The respective clerks of the House and Senate shall immediately notify the Secretary of the State and the Legislative Commissioners of the final action taken on each disapproved bill and its engrossed copy shall bear the notation of such final action and if repassed, the date of final passage.

Strike out Rule 26.

Strike out Rule 27 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Rule 27. The official copies of all disapproved bills repassed by the General Assembly shall be delivered to the Secretary of the State.

Strike out Rules 31 and 32.