Alaska Legislative Reconsideration of Vetoed Bills, Proposition 1 (1976)

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The Alaska Legislative Reconsideration of Vetoed Bills Amendment, also known as Proposition 1, was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure established specific procedures and time periods for the legislature to reconsider bills vetoed by the governor.[1]

Election results

Alaska Proposition 1 (1976)
Approveda Yes 71,829 64.24%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposition No. 1: This proposal would amend Article II, Section 9 (dealing with special sessions of the legislature) and Article II, Section 16 (dealing with legislative action on vetoed bills) of the Alaska Constitution. It provides specific procedures and time periods for the reconsideration of bills vetoed by the governor after the adjournment of a regular session. Bills vetoed after adjournment of the first regular session of a legislature would be reconsidered no later than the fifth day of the second session or - if called - of a special session of that legislature.[2]

Constitutional changes

The passing of Proposition 1 amended Sections 9 and 16 of Article II of the Alaska Constitution.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 ICPSR, "Referenda and Primary Election Materials," accessed January 20, 2015
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.