Amendment #33 to H.2013

24 Hours to Review Bills

Representatives Jones of North Reading and Winslow of Norfolk move that the bill be amended in proposed Rule 17A, in line 383, by inserting after the word “meeting.” the following paragraph: “No matter reported to the House from an executive session or by the Rules committee in any session shall be taken up for consideration until twenty-four hours, not including Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, shall have elapsed from the time of its reporting, except in the cases of emergency, in which cases the provisions of this paragraph may be suspended by a two-thirds vote of the members present and voting.”.