Status Summary

First reading, referred to Ways & Means on 1.31.2020. Public hearing scheduled in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.3.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways and Means on 2.5. 2020; 1st substitute bill passed. Passed to Rules Committee for second reading on 2.7.2020. Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2.11.2020. 1st substitute bill substituted. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.14.2020. IN THE HOUSE: First reading, referred to Appropriations on 2.17.2020. Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations on 2.29.2020. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations on 3.2.2020; majority pass without amendment(s) by Civil Rights & Judiciary. Referred to Rules 2 Review on 3.3.2020. Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading on 3.5.2020. Committee amendment(s) adopted with no other amendments. ​Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 3.6.2020. IN THE SENATE: Senate concurred in House amendments. Passed final passage on 3.9.2020. President signed on 3.11.2020. IN THE HOUSE: Speaker signed on 3.11.2020. OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION. Delivered to Governor on 3.12.2020. (updated 3.13.2020)

 

 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Rolfes

Eliminates the state's expenditure limit, restrictions on raising taxes in excess of the limit, and the state Expenditure Limit Committee.

Adds Dedicated Marijuana Account, Liquor Revolving Fund, and Workforce Education Investment Account to the list of "related funds" that are subject to the legislative balanced operating budget requirement.

Limits relief from the legislative balanced budget requirement due to Budget Stabilization Account appropriations to when an appropriation is allowed by majority vote due to low employment growth.

Requires the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council to calculate the state's fiscal growth factor and biennially review and make recommendations to the Legislature on additional accounts to be added to the list of related funds.

Requires the Governor to submit operating budget proposals that balance over a four-year period.