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Bill No. 1951
Amendment No. 448725
CHAMBER ACTION
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1Representative Kosmas offered the following:
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3     Amendment (with ballot statement amendment)
4     Remove line(s) 29-38, and insert:
5     (b)  The subject matter of a revision or amendment to this
6constitution proposed by initiative must be of constitutional
7stature. If the Supreme Court determines that the proposed
8initiative is not of constitutional stature, the Supreme Court
9shall direct the Secretary of State to place the question on the
10next general election ballot as a statutory initiative, which
11shall be provided for by general law. A provision of
12constitutional stature is a provision that guarantees important
13fundamental rights, requires the legislature to address an issue
14of great importance, limits the powers of the three branches of
15government, or repeals a provision of this constitution not of
16constitutional stature.
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18======= B A L L O T  S T A T E M E N T  A M E N D M E N T ======
19     Remove line(s) 43-52, and insert:
20State Constitution to require the subject matter of a revision
21or amendment to the State Constitution proposed by initiative to
22be of constitutional stature, to require the Supreme Court, if
23it determines that the proposed initiative is not of
24constitutional stature, to direct the Secretary of State to
25place the question on the next general election ballot as a
26statutory initiative, and to define constitutional stature as
27that which guarantees important fundamental rights, requires the
28Legislature to address an issue of great importance, limits the
29powers of the three branches of government, or repeals a
30provision of the State Constitution not of constitutional
31stature.


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