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SJR 8211 - 2015-16
Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes.
Sponsors: Roach, Benton, Pearson, Rivers, Braun, Schoesler, Dammeier, O'Ban, Miloscia, Bailey
Bill History


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 and 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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