Maine Time Frame for Gubernatorial Action on Legislation Referendum (1976)
The Maine Time Frame for Gubernatorial Action on Legislation Referendum was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure increased the number of days the governor had to act on legislation presented to him or her before it would take automatically take effect from five to ten, not including Sundays. This amended Section 2 of Article IV, Part Third of the Maine Constitution.
|Maine Gubernatorial Time for Action on Legislation Referendum (1976)|
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
"Shall the Constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the Legislature to allow the Governor ten days to act on legislation?"
|If the bill or resolution shall not be returned by the Governor within |
- Maine 1976 ballot measures
- 1976 ballot measures
- List of Maine ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Maine
- Constitutional Resolutions of the State of Maine as Passed by the One Hundred and Seventh Legislature, Chapter 6
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-
- National Conference of State Legislatures, State Ballot Measures Database
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