Formal expression of opinion or decision (not to be confused with a proposed law) which may be offered to the house for approval, by a member or group of members, and falling in one of three categories:
- Joint– addressed by the Legislature to the federal government or an agency thereof;
- Concurrent – authored by one house and agreed by the other, not requiring approval by the Governor (frequently pertaining to the business of the Legislature, or adoption of, or amendments to, charters for political subdivisions of the State);
- House – a measure originated and acted upon by one house.
Resolutions do not need gubernatorial approval and are not subject to regular calendar deadlines.
In State Legislation – (HR____#, SR____#, or MR____#) House Resolution, Senate Resolution or Member Resolution. A simple resolution relevant to only one house in its purpose as well as in its consideration. For example, it may relate to procedures or rules of a house.