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Introduced House Bill (H)

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General assembly sessions. Provides that during an odd-numbered year, the general assembly shall adjourn sine die not later than the third Monday in November of that year. Provides that in an even-numbered year, the general assembly shall adjourn sine die not later than the first Monday in November of that year. Provides that the sessions of the general assembly are considered to adjourn sine die, by operation of law, not later than the required sine die adjournment days, if the general assembly has not previously adjourned sine die. Codifies provisions relating to the "legislative business per diem allowance", the legislative General assembly sessions. Provides that during an odd-numbered year, the general assembly shall adjourn sine die not later than the third Monday in November of that year. Provides that in an even-numbered year, the general assembly shall adjourn sine die not later than the first Monday in November of that year. Provides that the sessions of the general assembly are considered to adjourn sine die, by operation of law, not later than the required sine die adjournment days, if the general assembly has not previously adjourned sine die. Codifies provisions relating to the "legislative business per diem allowance", the legislative "subsistence allowance", and the legislative "mileage allowance". Provides that legislators are paid the subsistence allowance for each day: (1) when the general assembly is in session, but in recess for six or more calendar days; and (2) each day after the general assembly adjourns sine die unless the general assembly is in special session, when a legislator is paid the legislative business per diem allowance. Provides that the "prohibited period" during which campaign fundraising may not occur by candidates for election to the general assembly and for state offices ends on the date the budget bill for the following budget period is approved by the governor. (Under current law, the prohibited period ends the day the general assembly adjourns sine die in an odd-numbered year.) Repeals the statutes providing for technical sessions. Repeals the emergency sessions statute. Makes technical changes in statutes to reflect these substantive changes. ... View more