Nevada U.S. Congressional Term Limits, Question 8 (1994)
|Not on ballot|
|Secretaries of State|
While approved in 1994, in order for it to officially become amendment it had to be approved by voters once again in 1996. However, the question was removed from the ballot following the U.S Supreme Court Decision, U.S. Term Limits, Inc. v. Thorton, and the Nevada Attorney General Open No.95-17.
|Question 8 (Congressional Term Limit)|
Official results via: Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau - Research Division
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
- Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to establish term limits for the offices of U.S. Representative in Congress and U.S. Senator?
The language that appeared in the voter's guide:
- The Nevada Constitution currently places no limit on the number of terms to which Nevada U.S. Representatives and U.S. Senators can be elected. This amendment would limit U.S. Representatives from Nevada to serving six (6) years or three (3) terms in office. U.S. Senators from Nevada would be limited to serving twelve (12) years or two (2) terms in office. The limits apply as of December 31, 1996, but do not take effect until 24 other states have similar measures.
- FISCAL NOTE
- Fiscal Impact-No. The proposal to amend the Nevada Constitution would limit the terms of a United States Senator or Representative in Congress. The proposal would have no adverse fiscal impact.