Nevada State Legislature Revision Amendment (2016)

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The Nevada State Legislature Revision Amendment may appear on the November 8, 2016 ballot in Nevada as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would provide for annual regular sessions, authorize the legislature to hold sessions outside the capital, establish a minimum monthly salary of $2,000 for legislators and require consent of the senate for certain executive appointments.[1]

Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the Nevada Constitution

A majority vote is required in two successive sessions in the Nevada State Legislature in order to place an amendment on the ballot. SJR 8 passed for the first time in the Nevada Senate and Nevada Assembly on April 16, 2013 and June 3, 2013, respectively.[2]

Assembly vote

April 16, 2013 Assembly vote

Nevada SJR 8 Assembly Vote
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 23 56.10%
No1843.90%

Senate vote

June 3, 2013 Senate vote

Nevada SJR 8 Senate Vote
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 11 52.38%
No1047.62%

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