General Assembly Proposed Bill No. 5171
January Session, 2021 LCO No. 500
Referred to Committee on APPROPRIATIONS
REP. CARPINO, 32nd Dist.
REP. BUCKBEE, 67th Dist.
REP. CARNEY, 23rd Dist.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE TIMELY PASSAGE OF THE STATE
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General
1 That title 2 of the general statutes be amended to provide that if the
2 legislature adjourns the regular session sine die without passing the
3 state budget act for funding the expenses of operations of the state
4 government in the ensuing biennium, each legislator's and
5 constitutional officer's salary shall be reduced in proportion to the
6 number of days that elapse before such budget is enacted.
Statement of Purpose:
To prevent legislators and constitutional officers from being paid unless
a state budget is passed on time.
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