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Georgia Right to Fish and Hunt, Constitutional Amendment 2 (2006)

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Georgia Proposed Constitutional Amendment 2 was on the November 7, 2006 statewide ballot in Georgia as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.

It asserted that the state's traditional hunting and fishing practices should be considered a constitutional right.[1]

Election results

Amendment 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,626,226 81.1%
No379,02418.9%

Text of measure

Georgia Constitution
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Preamble
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IIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIXXXI

Georgia law requires that when an election will take place on a proposed constitutional amendment, the Attorney General of Georgia, the Georgia Secretary of State and Georgia's Legislative Counsel must provide a neutral summary and explanation of each proposal.

The summary and description are incorporated into a voter guide that voters may consult prior to casting their vote. Copies of the full text of each proposal are kept on file in the office of probate court judge of the probate court where they are available for public inspection.

Summary

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide that the tradition of fishing and hunting and the taking of fish and wildlife shall be preserved for the people and shall be managed by law and regulation for the public good; to provide for submission of amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.

Explanation

This proposal provides that the tradition of fishing and hunting and the taking of fish and wildlife shall be preserved for the people and shall be managed by law and regulation for the public good.

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