Bill Text: TX HJR111 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing legislative action at any time during a regular session of the legislature on a bill that extends the existence of an agency, commission, or advisory committee following legislative review.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-04-28 - Committee report sent to Calendars [HJR111 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HJR111-Comm_Sub.html
  87R5324 MAW-D
 
  By: Klick, Cyrier, Paddie H.J.R. No. 111
 
 
 
A JOINT RESOLUTION
  proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing legislative
  action at any time during a regular session of the legislature on a
  bill that extends the existence of an agency, commission, or
  advisory committee following legislative review.
         BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 5, Article III, Texas Constitution, is
  amended by adding Subsection (b-1) and amending Subsection (c) to
  read as follows:
         (b-1)  Notwithstanding Subsection (b), the Legislature may
  at any time during a regular session act on any bill that extends
  the existence of an agency, commission, or advisory committee
  following legislative review.
         (c)  Notwithstanding Subsections [Subsection] (b) and (b-1),
  either House may determine its order of business by an affirmative
  vote of four-fifths of its membership.
         SECTION 2.  This proposed constitutional amendment shall be
  submitted to the voters at an election to be held November 2, 2021.
  The ballot shall be printed to permit voting for or against the
  proposition: "The constitutional amendment authorizing
  legislative action at any time during a regular session of the
  legislature on a bill that extends the existence of an agency,
  commission, or advisory committee following legislative review."
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