DE HJR8 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-4)
Status: Passed on August 25 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-25 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Joint Resolution creates an Advisory Panel to the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) that is tasked with developing a report concerning the States historic budgeting practices, the need for reasonable restrictions on the use of budget surpluses, the benefits of a budget stabilization fund, and such other matters as the Advisory Panel deems appropriate. A preliminary report shall be submitted to the General Assembly and the Governor no later than May 1, 2018.

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Creating An Advisory Panel To The Delaware Economic And Financial Advisory Council To Study Potential Fiscal Conrols And Budget Smoothing Mechanisms.


Roll Calls

2017-07-01 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 19 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2017-07-01 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 41 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-08-25 Signed by Governor
2017-07-01 Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
2017-07-01 Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
2017-07-01 Suspension of Rules in House
2017-06-30 Introduced in House

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