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SJR 3 - Extending Senate Terms and Legislative Term-Limits - Key Vote

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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.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Bill Failed With Amendment (House) (17-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Extending Senate Terms and Legislative Term-Limits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that increases the length of Senate terms from 2 years to 4 years if the term of office begins in a year that ends in a 3 or a 7 and increases the term-limits for legislators from 8 consecutive years to 10 consecutive years.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (21-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Extending Senate Terms and Legislative Term-Limits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that increases the length of Senate terms from 2 years to 4 years and increases the term-limits for legislators of from 8 consecutive years to 12 consecutive years.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Extending Senate Terms and Legislative Term-Limits

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