State House of Representatives Report

The state budget is guided by the Revenue Stabilization Act (RSA) which is typically one of the last items passed every session.

Members will be reviewing RSA in the Joint Budget Committee Monday morning. We have posted details of the proposed budget on our website. We expect to vote on the budget next week and conclude our business for this session.

This week, the House passed two proposed constitutional amendments for the November 2020 ballot.

SJR15 addresses term limits for legislators. This amendment would limit state legislators elected after January 1, 2021 to 12 years of consecutive service. Those legislators would not be eligible for subsequent service in the General Assembly until four years after the expiration of the last term in office.

Current legislators could serve under the existing term limit of 16 years. Those members would be subject to a 4 year waiting period for before running for a subsequent term in the General Assembly.

The House also passed HJR1008.

 

 

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