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AB-1437 Budget Bill: public availability.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 1437


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Morrell

January 04, 2012


An act to add Section 9518 to the Government Code, relating to the state budget.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1437, as introduced, Morrell. Budget Bill: public availability.
Under the existing California Constitution, a bill must be read by title 3 times in each house and a bill with amendments must be printed and distributed to the members of each house before it may be passed.
This bill would provide that no vote may be taken in either house of the Legislature on the Budget Bill or other bills providing for appropriations related to the Budget Bill, as defined in the Constitution, until those bills have been made available to the public for 3 days on a publicly available Internet Web site.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 9518 is added to the Government Code, to read:

9518.
 No vote shall be taken in either house of the Legislature on the Budget Bill or other bills providing for appropriations related to the Budget Bill, as defined in Section 12 of Article IV of the California Constitution, until those bills have been made available to the public for three days on a publicly available Internet Web site.