SJR 47 Proposes a constitutional amendment to create term limits for all statewide elected officials
Sponsor: Lager
LR Number: 5596S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics
Last Action: 2/6/2014 - Second Read and Referred S Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee Journal Page: S233
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Effective Date: Upon voter approval

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Current Bill Summary

SJR 47 - Currently, a person cannot serve as Governor or State Treasurer for more than two terms of four years each. This proposed constitutional amendment, if approved by the voters, extends this term limit to every other statewide elected official, including the lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General and State Auditor.

This amendment is identical to SJR 19 (2013), SJR 26 (2012) and SJR 7 (2011).