Article X. Preparation of the Legislative Package
Section l. Composition of Package
The Legislative package of Bills to be presented by the Association to the Legislature shall not consist of more than 10 separate bills.
Section 2. Adoption of Bills
Before a bill is allowed to become a part of the package it must receive an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the members of the House of Delegates present and voting on the proposed legislation, either at a regular session of the House or a Special Session called for that purpose.
Section 3. Additional Bills
If the exigency of the circumstances requires it, an affirmative vote of three-fourths of the members of the House of Delegates present and voting may add not more than three additional bills to the 10-bill package.
Section 4. Position on Other Bills
Legislation proposed by committees, sections or members of this Association that do not receive a two-thirds vote allowing it to be a part of the Legislative package to be sponsored by the Association but that does receive approving vote of 51% of those voting, may be reported by the Lobbyist as approved by the Association and the Legislation Committee cannot reverse that.