HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 18
(By Delegate Webb)
Amending House Rules by adding thereto a new rule, designated
Rule No. 95b, relating to limitation on bills pending and
referred to standing committees.
Resolved by the House of Delegates:
That House Rules be amended by adding thereto a new rule,
designated Rule 95b, to read as follows:
Bill Introduction Limitation
95b. A member, as first signed signatory on a bill, may
not have more than ten bills under consideration at any one time
during the term of the Legislature. For the purpose of this
rule, bills that have passed the House, have been withdrawn from
further consideration, or laid on the table may not be
considered under consideration or referenced to a standing
committee. The limitations set forth herein do not apply to
Local Bills, Memorials, House Resolutions, bills originating
from committee or bills introduced by request of the Governor.
NOTE: The purpose of this resolution is to amend the House
Rules regarding the sponsorship of bills and limiting the number
of bills a member can have under consideration as a sponsor of the bill to TTE tenNeight and no more than four referenced to
Rule 95b is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring are omitted.