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LD 1481 - Procedures for Citizen Proposed Initiatives - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (75-66) - (Key vote)

Title: Procedures for Citizen Proposed Initiatives

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates a set of guidelines for citizens to propose bylaws and ordinances, or to enact a “people’s veto” within their respective municipalities. The bill states that the petition for either action must be signed by “a number of [registered voters in] the municipality equal to at least ten percent of the total votes cast for Governor in the municipality” in the most recent gubernatorial election.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Procedures for Citizen Proposed Initiatives

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates a set of guidelines for citizens to propose bylaws and ordinances, or to enact a “people’s veto” within their respective municipalities. The bill states that the petition for either action must be signed by “a number of [registered voters in] the municipality equal to at least ten percent of the total votes cast for Governor in the municipality” in the most recent gubernatorial election.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Procedures for Citizen Proposed Initiatives

Sponsors

  • Lynn Bromley (ME - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Theodore S. 'Ted' Koffman (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
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