Virginia Veto Session Amendment, Question 2 (2012)
|Veto Session Amendment|
|Referred by:||Virginia General Assembly|
The Virginia Veto Session Amendment, Question 2 was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of Virginia as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed the legislature to delay the start of their veto session by up to one week. The stated intention of the measure was to prevent the veto session from starting on a holiday.
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|Virginia Question 2|
Official results via the Virginia Secretary of State.
Text of measure
The official ballot text read as follows:
Shall Section 6 of Article IV (Legislature) of the Constitution of Virginia concerning legislative sessions be amended to allow the General Assembly to delay by no more than one week the fixed starting date for the reconvened or “veto” session when the General Assembly meets after a session to consider the bills returned to it by the Governor with vetoes or amendments?
No formal support was identified.
No formal opposition was identified.
Path to the ballot
A majority vote was required (in two successive sessions) of the Virginia General Assembly.
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