Arizona State Trust Land Amendment, Proposition 119 (2012)

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Proposition 119
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Type:Constitutional amendment
Constitution:Arizona Constitution
Referred by:Arizona State Legislature
Topic:Property
Status:On the ballot
The Arizona State Trust Land Amendment, also known as Proposition 119, will be on the November 6, 2012 general election ballot in the state of Arizona as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure would authorizes the Arizona Legislature to enact a process to exchange trust land if the exchange is related to protecting military installations and managing lands. The formal title of the bill was Senate Concurrent Resolution 1001.[1]

Text of the measure

Summary

The summary of the measure reads as follows:[2]

A Concurrent Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Arizona; Amending the Constitution of Arizona by adding Article II.I; Amending Article XX, Paragraphs 4 and 12, Constitution of Arizona; Relating to state sovereignty.[3]

Path to the ballot

A majority vote is required in the Arizona State Legislature to send a constitutional amendment to the ballot. Arizona is one of ten states that allow a referred amendment to go on the ballot after a majority vote in one session of the state's legislature.

See also

References

  1. Arizona Legislature, "SCR 1001", Retrieved May 14, 2012
  2. Arizona Secretary of State, "Ballot Measures", September 17, 2012
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.