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CACR 14 - Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the Legislature to Set Standards for Public Education - Key Vote

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES 3/5 MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY 2/3 OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BE ENACTED.

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Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Rejected (House) (114-264) - (Key vote)

Title: Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the Legislature to Set Standards for Public Education

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that authorizes the legislature to establish standards for public education and appropriate state funding for schools.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the New Hampshire state legislature to establish standards for elementary and secondary public education (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the New Hampshire state legislature to determine the amount of state funding for public education and to determine the methods used to generate and distribute funds for public education (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the proposed amendment to the Constitution to be submitted to the voters at the state general election in November, 2012 (Sec. 2).
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NOTE: THIS BILL WAS VOTED ON DURING A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE

Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (16-8) -
Constitutional Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the Legislature to Set Standards for Public Education

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