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HJR 349: Legislation by Initiative


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

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  • 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    5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HJR 349, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/22/2017 at 1:46 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1332 Legislation by Initiative Torres Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Ethics and Elections

    Citations - Constitution (2)

    Article Section Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    IV Section 10 Page 3 (pdf)
    III Section 22 Page 1 (pdf)

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