Title: Establishing A Constitutional Revision Commission
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a joint resolution that establishes the Constitutional Revision Commission
-Specifies that the Constitutional Revision Commission is comprised of the following members:
-The Governor and 3 appointees of their choosing;
-The Speaker of the House and 3 appointees of their choosing; and
-The President Pro Tempore of the Senate and 3 appointees of their choosing.
-Specifies that the schedule for reviewing the constitution is as follows:
-In 2011, Article XII, Private Corporations, Article XIII, Banking, and removing unconstitutional language;
-In 2012, Article III, Distribution of Powers, Article IV, Legislative Department, and Article IX, Representation;
-In 2013, Article I, Declaration of Rights, Article V, Executive Department, and Article XIV, Education; and
-In 2014, Article VII, Impeachments, Article X, Exemptions, and Article XVIII, Miscellaneous.
-Specifies that the Constitutional Revision Commission is responsible for the following:
-Creating public awareness of and educating the public on the recommended changes; and
-Providing each chamber of the legislature with the findings, conclusions, and recommendations for any changes to articles under consideration by the third legislative day of each year after 2011.