Abbreviations and Codes

Committee Item Identification Code

This code is used to provide summary information about the committee item. This code is composed of data contained in the committee item and is formated as described below:

  • Legislative Committee ID …………………………… Positions 1-2
  • Committee Item Number ……………………………... Positions 3-5
    • Leading zeros are suppressed. The committee item number may take only 1 position.
  • Separator 1 ………………………………… Next Available Position Value “-“
  • The type of petition determines the next several positions.
    • Discipline paragraph number ………XXXX.XX
    • Or the word, “NonDis” for a petition that does not deal with Discipline paragraphs or resolutions,
    • Or resolution number………………..RXXXX
  • Separator 2 ………………………………… Next Available Position Value “-“
  • The action of the committee determines the next position.
    • “C” if committee votes Concurrence with the petition,
    • or “N” if the committee votes Non-concurrence with the petition,
    • or “A” if the committee votes concurrence with the petition as amended
    • or “R” if the committee refers the petition to a General Agency.

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Petition Identification Code (PIC)

An identification code created from several pieces of data contained in the petition. The PIC is used whenever information related to a petition is printed or displayed. The PIC and Petition Number are used interchangeably and is formatted as described below:

  • Petition Number……………………………. Positions 1-5
  • Legislative Committee Code………………. Positions 7-8
  • The type of petition determines the next several positions.
    • Discipline paragraph number ………XXXX.XX
    • Or the word, “NonDis” for a petition that does not deal with Discipline paragraphs or resolutions,
    • Or resolution number………………..RXXXX
  • The type of petition determines the next position.
    • “C” if Constitutional petition
    • “D” all other Disciple petitions
    • “R” All Resolution petitions
    • “O” All Non Disciplinary petitions, PET_Type = “O”
  • The financial indicator occupies the next available petition.
    • Blank if petition does not impact budget,
    • “$” petition requests more money for an existing line item
    • “!” petition requests an expenditure for a new line item.

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