LIMIT SESSION LENGTH.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 169 (Public) Filed Thursday, February 28, 2019
AN ACT TO LIMIT THE LENGTH OF LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS.
Intro. by Chaudhuri, Tillman, Marcus.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 4 2019)

Bill History:

S 169

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Feb 28 2019 - More information

    Amends GS 120-11.1 to restrict the number of days the General Assembly may meet to (1) 135 calendar days in odd-numbered years, with one allowable extension of 10 calendar days by joint resolution and (2) 60 calendar days in even-numbered years, with one allowable extension of 10 calendar days by joint resolution. Excludes reconvened sessions under Article III, Section 5, of the North Carolina Constitution from the time calculation. Prohibits actions other than ratification of bills and adjournment after these time limits have expired.


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