North Dakota Referral and Initiative Reform Amendment, Measure 4 (2014)
|Constitution:||Article III, Section 2|
|Referred by:||North Dakota Legislature|
|Status:||On the ballot|
The North Dakota Referral and Initiative Reform Amendment, Measure 4 is on the November 4, 2014 ballot in the state of North Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would require that initiated measures estimated to have a significant fiscal impact be placed on the general election ballot and prohibit initiated constitutional amendments that would make a direct appropriation of public funds for a specific purpose.
Text of measure
|Section 2. A petition to initiate or to refer a measure must be presented to the secretary of state for approval as to form. A request for approval must be presented over the names and signatures of twenty-five or more electors as sponsors, one of whom must be designated as chairman of the sponsoring committee. The secretary of state shall approve the petition for circulation if it is in proper form and contains the names and addresses of the sponsors and the full text of the measure.
The legislative assembly may provide by law for
If a petition to initiate a constitutional amendment would make a direct appropriation of public funds for a specific purpose or would require the legislative assembly to appropriate funds for a specific purpose, the petition may not be approved for circulation.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the North Dakota Constitution
April 24, 2013 Senate vote
|North Dakota HCR 3011 Senate Vote|
April 22, 2013 House vote
|North Dakota HCR 3011 House Vote|
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