SJR3 HFIN AMT 2-26                                                                                                                McO

The Committee on Finance moves to amend the title of the resolution to read as follows:

            Com. Sub. for S. J. R. 3 - “Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of West Virginia, amending section 51, article VI thereof, relating to the state budget and related matters; giving the Legislature the authority to reduce items in the budget relating to the judiciary; providing that the Legislature may not make any law that conditions an increase or decrease of an item relating to the judiciary upon a particular ruling, order, or decision of a court of this state; providing rights and duties of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals relating to appearances before the Legislature and answering inquiries with respect to any budget bill; amending and adding language regarding when the Governor shall submit the budget to the Legislature and matters that may be considered during an extended session to conform the section to more recent amendments to the constitution; making technical corrections to gender related language; numbering and designating such proposed amendment; and providing a summarized statement of the purpose of such proposed amendment.”