Maine Initiated Legislation Filing Date, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1950)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Voting on
Direct Democracy Measures
Direct democracy.jpg
Ballot Measures
By state
By year
Not on ballot
Ballot Law Update
Maine Constitution
Flag of Maine.png
Preamble
Articles
IIIIIIIV-IIV-IIIV-IIIV-IV-IIV-IIIVIVIIVIII-IVIII-IIIXX

The Maine Initiated Legislation Filing Date, also known as Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2, was on the September 11, 1950, ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1][2] The measure changed the filing deadline for initiated bill petitions from 30 days after the date of convening of the legislature in regular session to 45 days. This amended Section 18 of Article IV, Part Third of the Maine Constitution.[3]

See also: Laws governing the initiative process in Maine

Election results

Maine Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1950)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 101,116 68.62%
No46,23831.38%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-

Text of measure

See also: Maine Constitution, Article IV, Part Third, Section 18

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 2

"Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the legislature to change the date of filing initiated legislation?" [4]

Constitutional changes

The full text of the constitutional changes made by this measure can be read here.

See also

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Suggest a link

External links

References