Missouri Petition Signature Requirement Amendment (2012)
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In order to qualify for the ballot, the measure required approval by a majority of the members of each chamber of the Missouri General Assembly.
On April 28, 2011 the House voted 144-4 in favor of referring the proposed measure to the statewide ballot. On May 9 the Senate elections committee endorsed the proposal following a 5-3 vote. The proposal remained pending in the Senate. As of January 12, 2012 the bill was not in queue to be heard by the General Assembly.
- Associated Press,"Mo. House backs measure to require statewide petition signatures for ballot initiatives," April 28, 2011
- Missouri House of Representatives,"Activity History for HJR 16," accessed April 29, 2011
- Associated Press,"Mo. Senate elections panel endorses increased signature requirements for initiative petitions," May 10, 2011
- Missouri House of Representatives,"HJR 16 status," accessed January 12, 2012