A Georgia Tuition Limit Amendment
did not make the November 2012 ballot
in Georgia as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
. The measure would have required that any increases in institutions of the University System of Georgia tuition or fees that exceed the rate of inflation be approved by the General Assembly
The proposed measure was introduced by Rep. Ed Rynders.
Text of measure
Had it been certified for the ballot, voters would have been asked:
Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended to provide that increases in tuition and fees at institutions of the University System of Georgia shall not exceed the rate of inflation unless approved by joint resolution of the General Assembly?
Path to the ballot
- See also: How the Georgia Constitution is amended
The amendment required approval on a two-thirds vote by both the State House and State Senate.