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ACA 10 - Limits Citizen-led Initiatives to Amend the State Constitution - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Wesley Chesbro Did Not Vote on this Constitutional Amendment.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME EFFECTIVE.

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Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Rejected (House) (41-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Limits Citizen-led Initiatives to Amend the State Constitution

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits citizen-led initiatives to amend the state constitution.

Highlights:
  • Requires petitions that propose an amendment to the state constitution to include signatures from the state’s 27 senatorial districts equal in number to 8 percent of the votes cast in that district in the most recent gubernatorial election (Sec. 1).
  • Requires a constitutional amendment submitted to voters for approval to receive 55 percent of the popular vote, whereas existing law requires 50 percent (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME EFFECTIVE.

Constitutional Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Limits Citizen-led Initiatives to Amend the State Constitution

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