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SB 1242: Interstate Compacts


Interstate Compacts; Adopting and entering the state into an interstate Compact for a Balanced Budget; exempting the compact from the Article V Constitutional Convention Act; providing for proposal by the compact’s member states of an amendment to the United States Constitution requiring the Federal Government to maintain a balanced budget with certain exceptions; providing that the balanced budget amendment is not considered ratified until ratified by a specified number of states; authorizing severability of the compact under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/24/2015 Senate • Filed
    3/2/2015 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 120
    3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 120
    3/26/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/31/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    3/31/2015 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 316
    4/1/2015 Senate • Now in Finance and Tax -SJ 316
    4/8/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 04/13/15, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
    4/13/2015 Senate • Favorable by Finance and Tax; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 422
    4/14/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 422
    5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Appropriations

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  • SB 1242, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/24/2015 at 2:23 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 3/30/2015 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 3/31/2015 (pdf)
    Finance and Tax (Pre-Meeting) 4/10/2015 (pdf)
    Finance and Tax (Post-Meeting) 4/13/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 931 Interstate Compacts Hill Identical Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Died in Judiciary Committee
    Location: In committee/council (JDC)

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    3/31/2015 4:00 PM Judiciary 8 Yeas - 1 Nays
    4/13/2015 4:00 PM Finance and Tax 6 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.95 Page 2 (pdf)

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