HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 7
(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
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.