Act Subject To Petition Clause Bills 2020 Session
The act specifies that for any act, item, section, or part of an act that is enacted by a bill with an act subject to petition clause during the second regular session of the seventy-second general assembly (2020 legislative session):
- The act, item, section, or part of the act takes effect at 12:01 a.m. on the day following the expiration of the 90-day period after adjournment sine die of the 2020 legislative session (September 14, 2020, because adjournment sine die was on June 15, 2020), unless a later date is otherwise specified in the act; and
- If a referendum petition is filed pursuant to section 1 (3) of article V of the state constitution against an act, item, section, or part of the act within the 90-day period after adjournment sine die of the 2020 legislative session, then the act, item, section, or part of the act will not take effect unless approved by the people at the general election to be held in November 2022 and, in such case, will take effect on the date of the official declaration of the vote thereon by the governor.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)