(By Delegate Louisos)

[Introduced January 13, 2003; referred to the

Committee on Rules.]

Amending the rules of the House of Delegates, by adding Rule 66a, relating to limiting action on all pending bills after the fiftieth day of the session until the budget is passed; and providing no salaries if legislative session extended for passage of budget.

Resolved by the House of Delegates:
Mandatory Action on Budget; no salaries during extended session for budget.

66a. After the fiftieth day of any legislative session, no matters pending or sought to be brought before the House may be considered or otherwise acted upon until the annual budget has been voted upon and approved by the members.
If a legislative session is extended after the sixtieth day for passage of the annual budget, members of the House may not receive any additional salaries or per diem pay, but are entitled to receive their expenses incurred.