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SJR 7 - Extension of Term Limits - Key Vote

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Failed (Senate) (17-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Extension of Term Limits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill proposing a constitutional amendment that increases legislative term limits.

Highlights:
- Increases the senate limit from four terms to six terms (sec 2). - Increases the house term limit from eight years to twelve years (sec 2).
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. AN AMENDMENT MAY ALSO BE PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE PETITION. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Extension of Term Limits

Sponsors

  • Edwin W. 'Ed' Olson Jr. (SD - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • H. Paul Dennert (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Gray (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Phyllis M. Heineman (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gilbert 'Gil' Koetzle (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gordon R. Pederson (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James R. 'Jim' Peterson (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • J.E. 'Jim' Putnam (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
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