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Nebraska Initiative and Referendum Definition, Amendment 3B (2000)

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The Nebraska Initiative and Referendum Definition Amendment, also known as Amendment 3B, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 7, 2000 election ballot in Nebraska, where it was approved.

Election results

Amendment
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 388,402 54.9%
No169,58024.0%

Official results via: Nebraska Blue Book 2008-09 (p.263)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

A vote FOR this proposal will amend sections 1 and 5 of Article III (the Legislative Power Article) and section 25 of Article V (the Judicial Article), by specifically defining the powers of the initiative (to propose statutes or constitutional amendments) and referendum (to approve or reject such proposals), and will remove some obsolete language pertaining to the former two-house Legislature.
A vote AGAINST this proposal will not state the specific definitions mentioned above and will retain the obsolete provisions contained in these sections of Articles III and V.
A constitutional amendment to identify the powers of initiative and referendum and to remove obsolete language.[1]

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