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Bill Detail: HB22-1059

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Title Two-thirds Voting Requirement For Bills With Fees
Status House Committee on State, Civic, Military, & Veterans Affairs Postpone Indefinitely (03/21/2022)
Bill Subjects
House Sponsors M. Soper (R)
Senate Sponsors J. Sonnenberg (R)
House Committee State, Civic, Military and Veterans Affairs
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 01/14/2022

The bill creates a requirement that any bill that imposes a new fee,
authorizes the imposition of a new fee, increases an existing fee, or
authorizes the increase of an existing fee be approved by a two-thirds vote

of all members elected to each house of the general assembly to become
law. The two-thirds vote requirement applies only to the vote on final
passage of such a bill in each house of the general assembly.
The bill defines a fee as a charge that is levied to defray the cost
of the particular government service provided to those charged and not
levied for the purpose of raising any revenue for a general public purpose.

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