Bill Summary for H 1033 (2019-2020)

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Apr 28 2020

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 1033 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 28, 2020
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF NORTH CAROLINA TO REQUIRE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE AN EXTRA SESSION UPON A DECLARATION OF A STATEWIDE STATE OF EMERGENCY BY THE GOVERNOR.
Intro. by Kidwell, Hanig, Pittman, Carter.

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Subject to voter approval at the statewide general election in November 2020 and effective January 1, 2021, amends Section 11 of Article II of the NC Constitution to require the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to convene the General Assembly in an extra session by joint proclamation upon a gubernatorial declaration of a statewide state of emergency if the General Assembly has jointly adjourned for more than 15 days and is not scheduled to reconvene regular session within 15 days of the date of the declaration.

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