SJR 74
Modifies provisions relating to constitutional amendments
LR Number:
3890S.13P
Last Action:
2/26/2024 - H Second Read
Journal Page:
Title:
SS#4 SCS SJRs 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83
Effective Date:
Upon Voter Approval

Current Bill Summary

SS#4/SCS/SJRs 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83 - Current law provides that any constitutional amendment proposed by the initiative or constitutional convention or new constitution shall take effect at the end of 30 days after the election when approved by a simple majority of the votes cast on the measure. This amendment requires all such proposed constitutional amendments and new constitutions to receive a majority of the votes cast statewide as well as a majority of the votes cast in at least a majority of the Congressional districts, such approved amendments to take effect at the end of 31 days after the election.

SCOTT SVAGERA