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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.

Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    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    3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HJR 613, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/8/2017 at 6:16 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    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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