Bill Summary for H 114 (2017-2018)

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Feb 21 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 114 (Public) Filed Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Intro. by Lewis.

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Bill summary

House amendment makes the following changes to the 2nd edition. Amends Rule 24.1B, concerning the division of amendments and questions, as follows. Adds the requirement that a motion for an amendment to be divided be made in writing and submitted to the Principal Clerk at the time the motion is made, with a clear statement as to how the question is to be divided. Adds that upon a majority vote of the members present and voting, the motion must be adopted and the body must debate and vote each amendment separately. Amends the provisions concerning division of a bil, to clarify that any member may call for a bill to be divided into two or more propositions to be voted on separately if the bill is subject to division into separate parts so that each part states a separate and distinct proposition capable of standing alone. Clarifies that if the question is divided, the body must debate and vote each proposition separately; if any proposition fails, the bill must be removed from the calendar and re-referred to the committee from which the bill was reported. 

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