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WikiProject State Constitutions/2010 is a tracking page on Ballotpedia to organize the amendment of state constitutions following the approval of constitutional amendments that appeared on various ballots in 2010.

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     To be updated

State Date of enactment # of amendments approved in 2010 # completed # remaining
Arizona Nov. 29, 2010 4[1] 4 0
Arkansas i Feb. 2, 2011 for Amendment 1, May 2, 2011 for all others.[2] 3 0 3
California Nov. 30, 2010 6[3] 6 0
Colorado Jan. 2011[4] 1 1 0
Florida Jan. 1, 2011 3 3 0
Georgia ii Jan. 1, 2011 3 3 0
Hawaii pending 2 0 2
Idaho Nov. 3, 2010[5] 4 4 0
Illinois Dec. 3, 2010 1 1 0
Indiana Nov. 15, 2010 1 1 0
Iowa Nov. 29, 2010 1 1 0
Kansas Nov. 29, 2010 2 2 0
Louisiana Jan. 1, 2011, Apr 1, 2012[6] 10[7] 9 1
Maryland Dec. 2, 2010 2 2 0
Michigan Dec. 18, 2010 1 1 0
Missouri Dec. 14, 2010 3 2 0
Montana Nov. 23, 2010[8] 1 1 0
Nebraska Dec. 12, 2010 2[9] 2 0
New Jersey January 1, 2011[10] 1 1 0
New Mexico Nov. 23, 2010 3 3 0
North Carolina Nov. 23, 2010 1 1 0
North Dakota June 30, 2011 1 0 1
Ohio 2010[11] 2 2 0
Oklahoma Nov. 16, 2010 8 7 1*
Oregon Dec. 2, 2010 6[12] 0 6
South Carolina Nov. 12, 2010 4 4 0
South Dakota Nov. 8, 2010 2 2 0
Tennessee Dec. 3, 2010[13] 1 1 0
Utah Jan. 1, 2011 4 4 0
Vermont Nov. 3, 2010 1 1 0
Virginia Jan. 1, 2011 3 3 0
Washington Dec. 2, 2010 2 2 0

*-The Oklahoma International Law Amendment is currently under a federal court challenge and not certified by the Oklahoma State Board of Elections.
!-The Arkansas General Assembly has not published some amendments to the Constitution.
!!-The Georgia Secretary of State has not published an updated State Constitution with changes to the Constitution.

Annotating constitutions

References

  1. Of the four approved constitutional amendments, Proposition 100 appeared on the May 18 election ballot and is in effect. The measure took effect on June 1, 2010.
  2. [Confirmed with AR SOS via phone on December 21, 2010]
  3. Two of the six approved constitutional amendments - Proposition 13 and Proposition 14 - appeared on the June 8 election ballot and are in effect.
  4. According to the Colorado Legislative Council Research Staff, "While there is not a date certain for Referendum Q [the lone amendment that passed] to take effect, it appears that the governor issued a proclamation on January 8, 2009, following the general election in 2008."
  5. According to the Idaho Secretary of State's office, the Idaho Constitution was in the ongoing process of being updated as of November 17, 2010
  6. Amendment 2 becomes effective April 1, 2012
  7. Of the 10 approved constitutional amendments in 2010, two appeared (Amendment 1 and Amendment 2) on an October 2 ballot. Amendment 1 will be in effect on January 1, 2012.
  8. Amendments are currently published, but certification of results will not be released until this date at the latest, according to the Montana Secretary of State's office.
  9. One of the approved amendments - Amendment 1 - appeared on an earlier ballot (May 11, 2010) and is in effect.
  10. [Confirmed with NJ Division of Legislative Services via phone on December 10, 2010]
  11. Two Ohio amendments were passed during the May 4, 2010 primary election, and are already in effect
  12. Two of the approved amendments - Measure 68 and Measure 69 - appeared on the May 18, 2010 ballot and are in effect.
  13. Results will be certified by this date. However, the constitutional amendment that passed is already in effect, according to the Article 11, Section 3 of the Tennessee Constitution and the Tennessee Department of State's office when contacted by Ballotpedia.