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Open States

  1. Introduced Dec 6, 2016
  2. Passed Senate Feb 28, 2017
  3. Passed House
  4. Signed into Law

SJR 2

Texas Senate Joint Resolution

Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress.
Session:
85th Legislature (2017)
Bill Subjects:
Resolutions Executive Branch Legislative Affairs
Sponsors (92):

Votes

Actions

Date Chamber  
May 11, 2017 Executive Filed with the Secretary of State
May 11, 2017 House Signed in the House
May 11, 2017 Senate Signed in the Senate
May 10, 2017 Senate Reported enrolled
May 10, 2017 House Senate concurs in House amendment(s)-reported
May 10, 2017 Senate Record vote
May 10, 2017 Senate Senate concurs in House amendment(s)
May 10, 2017 Senate Read
May 10, 2017 Senate House amendment(s) laid before the Senate
May 5, 2017 Senate House passage as amended reported
May 4, 2017 House Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
May 4, 2017 House Record vote
May 4, 2017 House Adopted as amended
May 4, 2017 House Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
May 4, 2017 House Record vote
May 4, 2017 House Amendment tabled
May 4, 2017 House Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
May 4, 2017 House Record vote
May 4, 2017 House Amended
May 4, 2017 House Read 2nd time
May 4, 2017 House Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
May 2, 2017 House Considered in Calendars
May 1, 2017 House Committee report sent to Calendars
May 1, 2017 House Committee report distributed
May 1, 2017 House Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
May 1, 2017 House Reported favorably as substituted
May 1, 2017 House Committee substitute considered in committee
May 1, 2017 House Considered in formal meeting
May 1, 2017 House Scheduled for formal meeting on . . .
Apr 28, 2017 House Recommitted to committee
May 3, 2017 House Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Apr 26, 2017 House Considered in Calendars
Apr 26, 2017 House Vote reconsidered in committee
May 3, 2017 House Placed on Emergency Calendar
Apr 25, 2017 House Considered in Calendars
Apr 25, 2017 House Committee report sent to Calendars
Apr 25, 2017 House Committee report distributed
Apr 25, 2017 House Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
Apr 20, 2017 House Reported favorably as substituted
Apr 20, 2017 House Committee substitute considered in committee
Apr 20, 2017 House Considered in formal meeting
Apr 10, 2017 House Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Apr 10, 2017 House Read first time
Mar 1, 2017 House Received from the Senate
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Reported engrossed
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Record vote
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Adopted
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Record vote
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Amendment tabled
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Amendment(s) offered
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Record vote
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Amendment tabled
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Amendment(s) offered
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Read 2nd time
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Record vote
Feb 28, 2017 Senate Rules suspended-Regular order of business
Feb 27, 2017 Senate Placed on intent calendar
Feb 21, 2017 Senate Committee report printed and distributed
Feb 21, 2017 Senate Reported favorably w/o amendments
Feb 16, 2017 Senate Testimony taken in committee
Feb 16, 2017 Senate Considered in public hearing
Feb 16, 2017 Senate Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Feb 7, 2017 Senate Co-author authorized
Jan 30, 2017 Senate Co-author authorized
Jan 25, 2017 Senate Referred to State Affairs
Jan 25, 2017 Senate Read first time
Dec 6, 2016 Senate Filed
Dec 6, 2016 Senate Received by the Secretary of the Senate

Sources

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