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SJR 1238: Percentage of Elector Votes Required to Approve an Amendment or a Revision

JOINT RESOLUTION by Rodriguez

Percentage of Elector Votes Required to Approve an Amendment or a Revision; Proposing an amendment to Section 5 of Article XI of the State Constitution to increase the percentage of elector votes required to approve an amendment to or a revision of the State Constitution from 60 percent to 66 and 2/3 percent, except that the repeal of an amendment or revision need only be approved by the same percentage of elector votes as was required at the time of passage of such amendment or revision, etc.

Last Action: 4/15/2021 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/11/2021 Senate • Filed
2/18/2021 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Rules -SJ 126
2/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 03/01/21, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building --Meeting cancelled
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 126
3/4/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 03/09/21, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
3/9/2021 Senate • Favorable by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 5 NAYS 3 -SJ 239
3/10/2021 Senate • Now in Rules
4/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building