House Resolution 48 History
House Resolution 48
(By Delegate Armstead)
[Introduced April 6, 2009]
H. R. 48 - "Amending House Rule 84, relating to committee
Resolved by the House of Delegates:
That Rule 84 of the rules of the House of Delegates be amended
to read as follows:
84. On written request of any member of the House of
the introducer of a bill or any interested person or
organization, timely made to the chairman or clerk of a committee,
a public hearing shall be held on any measure referred to the
committee on the official agenda of the committee.
The chairman may limit the time of proponents and opponents at
The hearing may be conducted by the entire committee or a
subcommittee thereof, as the committee shall direct.
When a bill is referred to more than one committee, no more
than one hearing shall be required when properly and timely
requested under the provisions of this rule.