2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Floor Request)

Floor Action: Passed By

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Chief Patron: Byron
Limit Duration of Executive Orders (language only)

Item 4-0.01 #4h

Item 4-0.01 #4h

Operating Policies
Operating Policies


Page 237, after line 2, insert:

“h. No rule, regulation, or order issued by the Governor pursuant to the provisions of § 44-146.17 shall have any effect beyond 60 days after the date of issuance. Unless the General Assembly takes action on the rule, regulation, or order within the 60 days during which the rule, regulation, or order is effective, the Governor shall thereafter be prohibited from issuing the same or a similar rule, regulation, or order relating to the same emergency."


(This amendment limits the duration of a Governor's emergency orders.)