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{{ARConstitution}}{{tnr}}The '''Arkansas Illegal Immigrant Benefits Ban Amendment''' may appear on the [[Arkansas 2010 ballot measures|November 2, 2010]] ballot in the state of [[Arkansas]] as an {{icafull}}. The measure, being spearheaded by the group Secure Arkansas, is currently gathering signatures for the fall ballot.  If the measure is sent to the ballot, it would ban most illegal immigrants from receiving benefits given by the state.  According to supporters, the ban would not extend to children under 14 years of age and illegal immigrants could still receive emergency care.<ref> [http://www.nwaonline.com/news/2010/apr/14/secure-arkansas-seeks-signatures-petition/ ''NWA Online'', "Secure Arkansas Seeks Signatures For Petition", April 19, 2010]</ref>  
 
{{ARConstitution}}{{tnr}}The '''Arkansas Illegal Immigrant Benefits Ban Amendment''' may appear on the [[Arkansas 2010 ballot measures|November 2, 2010]] ballot in the state of [[Arkansas]] as an {{icafull}}. The measure, being spearheaded by the group Secure Arkansas, is currently gathering signatures for the fall ballot.  If the measure is sent to the ballot, it would ban most illegal immigrants from receiving benefits given by the state.  According to supporters, the ban would not extend to children under 14 years of age and illegal immigrants could still receive emergency care.<ref> [http://www.nwaonline.com/news/2010/apr/14/secure-arkansas-seeks-signatures-petition/ ''NWA Online'', "Secure Arkansas Seeks Signatures For Petition", April 19, 2010]</ref>  
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==Support==
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==Opposition==
 
==Path to the ballot==
 
==Path to the ballot==
 
A majority vote is required in both chambers of the [[Arkansas State Legislature]] to [[Legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|refer a measure to the ballot.]] (See [[Article 19, Arkansas Constitution#Section 22|Section 22, Article 19, Arkansas Constitution]].)
 
A majority vote is required in both chambers of the [[Arkansas State Legislature]] to [[Legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|refer a measure to the ballot.]] (See [[Article 19, Arkansas Constitution#Section 22|Section 22, Article 19, Arkansas Constitution]].)

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The Arkansas Illegal Immigrant Benefits Ban Amendment may appear on the November 2, 2010 ballot in the state of Arkansas as an initiated constitutional amendment. The measure, being spearheaded by the group Secure Arkansas, is currently gathering signatures for the fall ballot. If the measure is sent to the ballot, it would ban most illegal immigrants from receiving benefits given by the state. According to supporters, the ban would not extend to children under 14 years of age and illegal immigrants could still receive emergency care.[1]

Support

Opposition

Path to the ballot

A majority vote is required in both chambers of the Arkansas State Legislature to refer a measure to the ballot. (See Section 22, Article 19, Arkansas Constitution.)

See also

References

  1. NWA Online, "Secure Arkansas Seeks Signatures For Petition", April 19, 2010