Missouri Petition Signature Requirement Amendment (2012)

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The Missouri Petition Signature Requirement Amendment will not appear on the November 2012 ballot in the state of Missouri as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment.

The proposed measure would have required that initiated constitutional amendment petitions gather signatures from voters in six of the state's congressional districts.[1]

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See also: Missouri legislatively-referred constitutional amendments

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.[2] On May 9 the Senate elections committee endorsed the proposal following a 5-3 vote. The proposal remained pending in the Senate.[3] As of January 12, 2012 the bill was not in queue to be heard by the General Assembly.[4]

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