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HB 574 - Clarifying Montana Constitution with Regards to Abortion - Key Vote

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES A TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL OF THE ENTIRE LEGISLATURE (CUMULATIVELY BETWEEN BOTH CHAMBERS), AND THEN MUST BE APPROVED BY THE PUBLIC BY A MAJORITY VOTE IN THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION.

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Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (30-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Clarifying Montana Constitution with Regards to Abortion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that clarifies that the Montana constitution does not grant or secure a right to abortion or the public funding of abortion.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the effective date as January 1, 2013, if approved by the electorate (Sec. 3).
Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Adopted (House) (66-31) - (Key vote)

Title: Clarifying Montana Constitution with Regards to Abortion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that clarifies that the Montana constitution does not grant or secure a right to abortion or the public funding of abortion.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the effective date as January 1, 2013, if approved by the electorate (Sec. 3).
Constitutional Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Clarifying Montana Constitution with Regards to Abortion

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