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HB 1234 - Reduces Size of General Assembly - Key Vote

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Brad Roae voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION IS A THREE-STEP PROCESS. FIRST, IT REQUIRES APPROVAL OF A MAJORITY IN BOTH THE HOUSE AND SENATE. SECOND, FOLLOWING AN ELECTION YEAR IT REQUIRES ANOTHER MAJORITY VOTE BY THE NEXT GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND THIRD, APPROVAL BY THE VOTERS DURING A GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (148-50) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces Size of General Assembly

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that reduces the size of the General Assembly.

Highlights:

  • Reduces the number of representatives in the General Assembly from 203 to 153 upon ratification by the voters (Sec. 1 & 3).
  • Specifies that the reduction in the number of representatives will apply for the first time to the first session of the General Assembly after the 2020 reapportionment (Sec. 3).
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Reduces Size of General Assembly

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