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JR3-2-703  Amending proposed budget items -- Amendments must be germane



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JR3-2-703  Amending proposed budget items -- Amendments must be germane.

(1)

(a) Except as provided in Subsection (2), and if recognized by the chair, a committee member may make a motion to amend a proposed budget item or request for appropriation that is under consideration.

(b)

(i) A committee member may propose a verbal amendment to a proposed budget item or request for appropriation under consideration if the amendment contains 15 or fewer words.

(ii) Before proposing a motion to amend, a committee member shall ensure that a proposed amendment that contains more than 15 words is printed and distributed to committee staff and to all committee members present.

(2)

(a) A committee member may only make a motion to amend that is germane to the proposed budget item or request for appropriation under consideration.

(b) A committee member who believes that an amendment is not germane to the subject of the proposed budget item or request for appropriation may make a point of order or appeal as described in JR3-2-806.


Enacted by H.J.R. 15, 2017 General Session




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