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Measure Details

Appointment of Legislator to a Full-Time Appointive State Office

North Dakota Ballot Measure - Constitutional Measure No. 1

Election: June 12, 2012 (Primary)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Government Operations
Legislative Branch
Government Operations

Yes
96,770
(60.48%)

No
63,241
(39.52%)

Summary

A concurrent resolution to amend and reenact section 6 of article IV of the Constitution of North Dakota,relating to the appointment of a member of the legislative assembly to a full-time appointive state office.

Measure Text

Section 1. AMENDMENT. Section 6 of Article IV of the Constitution of North Dakota is amended and reenacted as follows:

Section 6. While serving in the legislative assembly, no member may hold any full-time appointive state office established by this constitution or designated by law. During the term for which elected, no member of the legislative assembly may be appointed to any full-time office that has been created, by the legislative assembly. During the term for which elected, no member of the legislative assembly may be appointed to any full-time office for which the legislative assembly has increased the compensation in an amount greater than the general rate of increase provided to full-time state employees.

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