Alaska Length of Legislative Sessions Amendment (1984)
The Alaska Length of Legislative Sessions Amendment was on the November 6, 1984 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required the Alaska Legislature to adjourn a regular legislative session no later than 120 consecutive calendar days after the date it convenes.
|Alaska Length of Legislative Sessions Amendment (1984)|
Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections
The 1984 Alaska Length of Legislative Sessions Amendment followed a statewide advisory question, titled Proposition 1, that was voted upon in 1978. Proposition 1 asked voters whether regular legislative sessions should be 120 days with the possibility of a 10 day extension with a majority vote in the Alaska Legislature. The measure was approved.
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||This amendment to article II, section 8, of the Alaska Constitution adds a limit on the length of regular sessions of the state legislature. The legislature must adjourn no later than 120 consecutive calendar days after the date it convenes in regular session each year. If at least two-thirds of each house of the legislature votes to extend the regular session, the session may be extended once for up to 10 calendar days. The legislature will adopt deadlines for scheduling session work in keeping with these provisions.||”|
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