SJR 23 Modifies the law relating to initiative petitions
Sponsor: Sater
LR Number: 4618S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 5/13/2016 - Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SJR 23-Sater, with SS (pending) Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: Upon voter approval

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SS/SJR 23 - Currently, in order to be submitted to the voters of Missouri for consideration, initiative petitions proposing amendments to the Constitution must be signed by 8% of the legal voters in each of 2/3 of the congressional districts in the state. This proposed constitutional amendment, if approved by the voters, changes the threshold to 6% percent of legal voters in each of the congressional districts.