View Amendment Current Amendment: 22 to Bill 3774

Rep. Thigpen proposes the following amendment (LC-3774.VR0049H):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered SECTION to read:

SECTION X. SECTION 1. (A) There is created a study committee to examine the regulation of abortion and whether or not to include an advisory referendum on the 2024 general election ballot

(B)(1) The study committee must be composed of seven members, consisting of:

(a) three members of the Senate, appointed by the President of the Senate;

(b) three members of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

(c) one member designated by the Governor.

(2) A vacancy in the membership of the must be filled in the manner of original appointment.

(3) Members of the committee shall serve without per diem, mileage, or other compensation generally provided to members of boards and commissions.

(C) The Senate Medical Affairs Committee and the House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Committee shall provide appropriate staffing for the study committee.

(D) The study committee shall provide a report with findings to the General Assembly by January 1, 2024. The study committee shall dissolve upon providing its report to the General Assembly or on January 1, 2024, whichever occurs first.[Enter Text]