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Rhode Island Term Limits Amendment (2014)

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The Rhode Island Term Limits Amendment, known in the legislature as House Resolution 7024, may appear on the November 2014 ballot in the state of Rhode Island as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. HR 7024 would implement a three-term limit on Rhode Island General Assembly members and lengthen those terms from two to four years. The measure was introduced in the 2013 state legislative session by State Representative John Lombardi.[1]

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The full text of the constitutional changes proposed by this measure is available here.

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Section 1 of Article 14 of the Rhode Island Constitution says that the Rhode Island General Assembly can initiate the process of amendment "by a roll call vote of a majority of the members elected to each house."

HR 7024 was introduced on January 8, 2014.[2]

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