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2000 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 1072)

Item 4-10.00

Item 4-10.00

§ 4-10.00 SEVERABILITY


a. If any part, section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause, phrase, or Item of this act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is for any reason declared unconstitutional, such decisions shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this act which shall remain in force as if such act had been passed with the unconstitutional part, section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause, phrase, Item or such application thereof eliminated; and the General Assembly hereby declares that it would have passed this act if such unconstitutional part, section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause, phrase, or Item had not been included herein, or if such application had not been made.


b. The Governor may recommend specific and severable amendments to severable Items of this act. The General Assembly may approve all, some or none of such amendments. Specific and severable amendments to this bill submitted by the Governor during both regular and reconvened sessions may be considered and acted on individually, in a block, or any combination thereof, with the determination being made by each house of the General Assembly, in accordance with its own procedures.


c. This act shall be enrolled by the Keeper of the Rolls consistent with the November 1, 1996, Supreme Court decision in Gilmore v. Jamerson and Landsidle, to include only the Items which have been changed from Chapter 1 935, Acts of Assembly of 1998, Special Session I 1999, provided, however, that the Acts of Assembly of 1999 2000 shall be printed so as to contain the full text of Chapter 464, Acts of Assembly of 1998, as amended by Chapter 1, Acts of Assembly of 1998, Special Session I, Chapter 935, Acts of Assembly of 1999, and now amended by this act.


d. Items 513.20, 513.30, 513.40, 513.50, 513.60, 513.70, and 513.80 of House Bill 1450/Senate Bill 800 shall be enrolled in a manner clearly indicating that such Items have been changed from Chapter 1, Special Session I, 1998 Acts of Assembly. Any amendments to those Items shall be underlined to indicate substantive changes.