Michigan Legislature 2/3 Vote Amendment, Proposal 2 (2000)

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Michigan Legislature 2/3 Vote Amendment, Proposal 2 (2000) was on the November 7, 2000 election ballot in Michigan as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.

Election results

Proposal 2 (Michigan Legislature 2/3 Vote Amendment)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No2,548,99567.2%
Yes 1,242,516 32.8%

Official results via: The Michigan Secretary of the State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Initiative Constitutional Amendment

The proposed constitutional amendment would:

1. Require a super majority vote (2/3 vote) of the State Legislature to enact any law which addresses a matter which a county, city, township, village or municipal authority could otherwise address under its governing powers or which places a condition on unrestricted aid extended local governments by the State. (Currently, a simple majority vote of legislature is required to enact such laws.)

2. Retroactively apply the super majority vote requirement to any such law enacted on or after March 1, 2000.

3. Exempt from the super majority vote requirement any such law which can be applied at the option of local governments.

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