Amendment #2 to H3799


Mr. Jones of North Reading moves to amend the order by inserting, after line 15, the following paragraph:-

“Ordered, That, any amendment in the second degree containing language which would create a study of any part of the subject matter contained in the original amendment, may only be adopted if such further amendment has the express approval of the sponsor of the original amendment.  Express approval shall be limited to the original sponsor speaking in favor of the further amendment on the floor of the House during the formal session in which the amendment is offered, provided that such speech is recorded in the Journal of the House, or the filing of the further amendment by the original sponsor. If the original sponsor does not provide express approval of such further amendment, the further amendment may only be adopted by an affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of the members on a recorded yea and nay vote.”.