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HJR 349: Legislation by Initiative

JOINT RESOLUTION by Geller

Legislation by Initiative; Proposes amendment to State Constitution to allow proposal of laws by initiative without legislative or gubernatorial approval; prescribe requirements for subject matter, proposal, & approval of such initiatives; require extraordinary vote of each house of Legislature to amend or repeal laws approved by voters; require Legislature to adopt procedures for initiatives; provide for Supreme Court review of initiative petitions; require ballot statements for such initiatives to include statement of economic impact.

Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/22/2017 House • Filed
2/6/2017 House • Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; Rules and Policy Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 55
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 55
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee