SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 8214
State of Washington
2020 Regular Session
BySenators Wilson, L., Zeiger, Becker, Braun, O'Ban, Schoesler, Short, and Sheldon
Prefiled 12/05/19.Read first time 01/13/20.Referred to Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections.
BE IT RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, IN LEGISLATIVE SESSION ASSEMBLED:
THAT, At the next general election to be held in this state the secretary of state shall submit to the qualified voters of the state for their approval and ratification, or rejection, an amendment to Article II, section 36 of the Constitution of the state of Washington to read as follows:
Article II, section 36. No bill shall be considered in either house unless the time of its introduction shall have been at least ten days before the final adjournment of the legislature, unless the legislature shall otherwise direct by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, said vote to be taken by yeas and nays and entered upon the journal, or unless the same be at a special session. Title-only bills are prohibited.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the secretary of state shall cause notice of this constitutional amendment to be published at least four times during the four weeks next preceding the election in every legal newspaper in the state.
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