‘Crossover’ Deadline Sends Legislators Scrambling

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The General Assembly has been working overtime to move legislation recently due to an approaching legislative deadline known as “crossover.” WRAL’s Laura Leslie explains here why lawmakers are in such a tizzy: 

“Crossover is a deadline set every session by which most legislation must pass either the House or the Senate and "cross over" to the other chamber in order to remain in consideration for the rest of the two-year session. This year, the deadline is April 27.”

Hm. The more you know…