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Full Text of HR0507  095th General Assembly

HR0507 95TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 


 
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HOUSE RESOLUTION

 
2     WHEREAS, As of May 31, 2007, the General Assembly and the
3 Governor have not reached a consensus on the State of Illinois
4 Fiscal Year 2008 State budget; and
 
5     WHEREAS, After May 31, the General Assembly will be deemed
6 in overtime session, which requires a three-fifths vote of the
7 members in each chamber to pass legislation that includes an
8 effective date before June 1 of the next calendar year; and
 
9     WHEREAS, Reaching a consensus on a State budget and any
10 remaining substantive issues requires the legislative leaders
11 and the Governor to be consistently present in Springfield to
12 negotiate on the budget and remaining associated issues;
13 therefore, be it
 
14     RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE
15 NINETY-FIFTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that
16 the Governor reside in Springfield ready to negotiate during
17 the General Assembly's scheduled overtime session and any
18 special session days filed pursuant to gubernatorial
19 proclamation.