SJR 13 Requires referenda and initiative petitions to be signed by 5% and 8% of the voters in each congressional district
Sponsor: Justus
LR Number: 1138S.01I Fiscal Note: 1138-01N.ORG
Committee: Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 2/7/2011 - Hearing Conducted S Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: Upon Voter Approval

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SJR 13 - Upon voter approval, petitions for a referendum shall be signed by 5% of the legal voters in each of the congressional districts in the state instead of by 5% of the legal voters in each of 2/3 of the districts. Similarly, petitions for initiatives proposing constitutional changes shall be signed by 8% of the legal voters in each of the congressional districts in the state instead of by 8% of the legal voters in each of 2/3 of the districts.

CHRIS HOGERTY