Bill Summary for S 41 (2017-2018)

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Feb 7 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 41 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 7, 2017
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO APPLY TO CONGRESS FOR THE CALLING OF A CONVENTION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
Intro. by Hise, Krawiec, Rabin.

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Applies to Congress for the calling of a convention of the states to decide whether the proposed countermand amendment should be sent back to the state legislatures for ratification. Specifies that this application is a continuing application until the legislatures of at least two‑thirds of the states have made identical or substantially similar applications. Directs congress to call the convention within 60 days of receiving the 34th call for the convention. Requires the Secretary of State to transmit copies of this act to specified entities. 

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