SJR 10 Limits the total service in the General Assembly to sixteen years in any proportion between the Senate and the House of Representatives
Sponsor: Nasheed Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 0840S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics
Last Action: 5/7/2013 - Motion to vote bill do pass failed S Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: Upon voter approval

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SJR 10 - This proposed constitutional amendment, if approved by voters, would increase term limits from eight years to sixteen years total in any one house of the General Assembly. A person is still limited to sixteen years total in the General Assembly, but such person may split service between the House of Representatives and the Senate in any proportion as long as the individual serves no more than sixteen total years.

This amendment is identical to SJR 43 (2012), HJR 41 (2012), the perfected version SJR 12 (2011) and HJR 70 (2010), and similar to SJR 15 (2007) and SJR 46 (2008).

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