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Arizona Legislative Immunity Initiative (2012)

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An Arizona Legislative Immunity Initiative did not make the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of Arizona as an initiated constitutional amendment. The measure would have banned immunity for legislators from being arrested during legislative session. The group who submitted the application for circulation of the initiative was People for Ethical Government. The proposal was filed on September 7, 2011.[1]

Legislative version

A similar version to the initiative, a proposed legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, was introduced to state legislature during January 2012. The measure was sponsored by State Senator Steve Gallardo.[2]


The following was information obtained from the supporting side of the measure:

Path to the ballot

Petition drive organizers must have collected 259,213 valid signatures from registered voters by the July 5, 2012 petition drive deadline in order to have made the 2012 ballot.

According to reports, the measure did not file signatures by the deadline.[3]

See also