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SJR 8211 - 2015-16

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Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes.

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History of the Bill

as of Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:54 AM

 Sponsors:Senators Roach, Benton, Pearson, Rivers, Braun, Schoesler, Dammeier, O'Ban, Miloscia, Bailey
  Jan 19 First reading, referred to Government Operations & Security. (View Original Bill)
  Jan 21 Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Security at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
  Feb 1 GOS - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
   Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
   Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
  Feb 8 Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
  Feb 12 Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
   Third reading, failed; yeas, 26; nays, 23; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

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Available Documents
Bill DocumentsBill DigestsBill Reports
Original Bill
Bill Digest
Senate Bill Report (Orig.)
Senate Bill Report
Amendment NameNumSponsorTypeDescriptionAction
8211 AMS CARL EPPS 143575CarlyleFloorPg 2 Ln 19NOT ADOPTED 02/12/2016
8211 AMS CARL EPPS 146574CarlyleFloorPg 2 Ln 13NOT ADOPTED 02/12/2016
8211 AMS CHAS GAVI 242567ChaseFloorPg 2 Ln 13NOT ADOPTED 02/12/2016
8211 AMS FROC EPPS 139577FrocktFloorPg 2 Ln 19NOT ADOPTED 02/12/2016
8211 AMS KEIS EPPS 140576KeiserFloorPg 2 Ln 19NOT ADOPTED 02/12/2016

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