H O U S E R E S O L U T I O N
TO EXTEND THE DATE FOR INTRODUCTION OF PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS TO THE FIRST THURSDAY IN FEBRUARY, 2000
Rule 42 of the Rules of the House of Representatives for the year 1999-2000 is hereby amended to read as follows:
A For the legislative session 2000-2001, a member may introduce a public bill or resolution after the first Tuesday Thursday in February only if, one day previous to such introduction, the member shall notify the House of his or her intention to introduce said bill or resolution by reading the title and giving a brief explanation of the contents thereof, and the introduction is approved by the votes of two-thirds (2/3) of the members present. City and town bills may be introduced after the fifty-third (53rd) legislative day only in accordance with the foregoing procedure.
Public bills or resolutions approved for introduction pursuant to this rule may be heard and considered by House committees notwithstanding the provisions of Rule 32(f).