Amendment #35 to H.2013

Approval of a House Budget

Representatives Jones of North Reading and Winslow of Norfolk move that the bill be amended inserting after proposed Rule 5 the following new rule:-

“5A. The Speaker shall annually prepare a proposed budget for the House for the payment of expenses, salaries, and other items. The proposed budget shall include salaries for all employees, job descriptions, and an explanation of expenditures. The proposed budget shall be submitted no later than January 15 in each year to the House committee on Personnel and Administration, which shall approve a budget in resolution form within 30 days of receiving the proposed budget from the Speaker. The House shall adopt a budget within 30 days of the introduction of the resolution.”.