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HJR 4 - Increases Representative Term Limits - Key Vote

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (121-31) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Representative Term Limits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that increases the time a state legislator may be elected to serve in 1 chamber of the General Assembly from 8 to 16 years.

Highlights:
  • Increases the time a state legislator may be elected to serve in 1 chamber of the General Assembly from 8 to 16 years (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits a state legislator from being elected to the General Assembly if he or she would be prohibited from completing a full term in that position due to the term limits established by this joint resolution (Sec. A).
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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES APPROVAL BY A SIMPLE MAJORITY IN THE HOUSE AND THE SENATE, AND THEN APPROVAL BY A SIMPLE MAJORITY OF VOTERS DURING AN ELECTION.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Increases Representative Term Limits

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