Minnesota Special Legislative Session Amendment (2010)
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The measure called for giving legislators the power to declare a special legislative session without the governor's permission. If measure had been approved by voters, legislators would have the power to call a special session for up to seven days if the majority party's leadership in both houses and the rules committee in each house approves.
The measure was sponsored by Sen. Richard Cohen.
Path to the ballot
Proposed amendments must be agreed to by a majority of the members of each chamber of the Minnesota State Legislature. However as of May 17, 2010, the end of the 2010 legislative session, the measure had not garnered sufficient approval to qualify the measure for the 2010 ballot.
- Pioneer Press, "What did — and didn't — get done by legislators," May 17, 2010
- Minnesota State Legislature, "SF2260 Status in Senate for Legislative Session 86," accessed May 18, 2010
- Politics in Minnesota, "Proposal to change rules regarding special legislative sessions clears Senate committee," March 15, 2010
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