Joint Rule 40-50. Schedules for drafting requests and bill introduction. (1) The following schedule must be followed for submission of drafting requests.
|Request Deadline: 5:00 P.M. on Legislative Day|
|General Bills and Resolutions||12|
|Committee Bills and Resolutions||36|
|Committee Revenue Bills and Bills Proposing Referenda||62|
|Committee Bills implementing provisions of a general appropriation act||67|
|Interim study resolutions||60|
|Resolutions to express confirmation of appointments||No Deadline|
|Bills repealing or directing the amendment or adoption of administrative rules joint resolutions advising or requesting the repeal, amendment, or adoption of administrative rules||No Deadline|
(2) (a) A bill or resolution must be introduced at least 6 legislative days prior to the applicable transmittal deadline as provided in Joint Rule 40-200 except for:
(i) a session committee bill or resolution;
(ii) a bill repealing or directing the amendment or adoption of administrative rules;
(iii) a joint resolution advising or requesting the repeal, amendment, or adoption of administrative rules; or
(iv) a resolution expressing confirmation.
(b) Bills and resolutions must be introduced within 2 legislative days after delivery. Failure to comply with the introduction deadline results in the bill draft being canceled.