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S 1919 - Amends Rules for Legislature - Key Vote

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Thomas Duane Did Not Vote on this Constitutional Amendment.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER IN TWO SUCCESSIVE SESSIONS. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

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Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (41-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Amends Rules for Legislature

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that requires a two-thirds majority vote in both chambers to change state tax rates.

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  • Requires a two-thirds majority vote in both the Senate and House chambers to pass any bill that "increases, extends, imposes, or revives any tax, fee, assessment, surcharge or any other such levy" (Sec. 1).
Constitutional Amendment - Referred to Committee (House) -
Constitutional Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amends Rules for Legislature

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