North Dakota House Concurrent Resolution 3011 (2013)
|North Dakota House Concurrent Resolution 3011 (2013)|
|Legislature:||North Dakota Legislative Assembly|
|Sponsor(s):||Listed in article|
|Introduced:||January 15, 2013|
|State house:||March 21, 2013|
|State senate:||April 24, 2013|
|Signed:||May 6, 2013|
|State law:||Laws governing initiatives in North Dakota|
|Code:||North Dakota Constitution: Powers Reserved to the People|
|Section:||Article III, Section 216|
|Impact on initiative rights|
ND HCR 3011 establishes:
- The requirement that initiated measures with "significant" estimated fiscal impacts must be put on general election ballots, instead of being voted on at a primary or other election
- A prohibition against the circulation of a petition to initiative a constitutional amendment that would directly appropriate public funds or require lawmakers to directly appropriate funds for a specific purpose.
The statement of intent for HB 1451 was: "The measure would require that initiated measures that are estimated to have a significant fiscal impact must be placed on the general election ballot. The measure also would prohibit the approval for circulation of any petition to initiate a constitutional amendment that would make a direct appropriation of public funds for a specific purpose or require the legislative assembly to appropriate funds for a specific purpose."
HB 1451 was sponsored by 6 Republican state legislators; four were Representatives and two were Senators.
- Changes in 2013 to laws governing ballot measures
- Laws governing the initiative process in North Dakota
- Laws governing ballot measures in North Dakota
- North Dakota State Legislature