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HB 4 - Authorizes Legislative Oversight on Governor Disaster Emergency Restrictions - Louisiana Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Legislative Oversight on Governor Disaster Emergency Restrictions

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Title: Authorizes Legislative Oversight on Governor Disaster Emergency Restrictions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that authorizes legislative oversight on governor disaster emergency restrictions.

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes the legislature to terminate a state of disaster or emergency proclamation renewal made by the governor (Sec. 1).

  • Requires that after the governor has renewed a state of disaster or emergency or a state of public health emergency, the speaker of the House of Representatives, president of the Senate, and their pro tempores, to immediately review the order (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that if at least one legislator from either chamber agrees that the aforementioned order exceeds the authority granted to the governor by law then they shall immediately submit a ballot to the remaining legislators outlining their issues with the governor’s authority (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes a state legislature to, by a majority vote on the aforementioned ballot, terminate a governor's authority in a state of disaster or emergency proclamation (Sec. 1).

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Title: Authorizes Legislative Oversight on Governor Disaster Emergency Restrictions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to amend and pass a bill that authorizes legislative oversight on governor disaster emergency restrictions.

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes the legislature to terminate a state of disaster or emergency proclamation renewal made by the governor (Sec. 1).

  • Requires that after the governor has renewed a state of disaster or emergency or a state of public health emergency, the speaker of the House of Representatives, president of the Senate, and their pro tempores, to immediately review the order (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that if at least one legislator from either chamber agrees that the aforementioned order exceeds the authority granted to the governor by law then they shall immediately submit a ballot to the remaining legislators outlining their issues with the governor’s authority (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes a state legislature to, by a majority vote on the aforementioned ballot, terminate a governor's authority in a state of disaster or emergency proclamation (Sec. 1).

Title: Authorizes Legislative Oversight on Governor Disaster Emergency Restrictions

Title: Authorizes Legislative Oversight on Governor Disaster Emergency Restrictions

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