HJR 613: Legislation by Initiative
JOINT RESOLUTION by Geller ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Mercado ; Richardson ; Russell ; Smith
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.
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 11/8/2017 House • Filed
11/15/2017 House • Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; Rules and Policy Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 54
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 54
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee
HJR 613, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/8/2017 at 6:16 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 1702 Legislation by Initiative Torres Identical Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Judiciary
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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