Article 20, Wyoming Constitution

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Article 20 of the Wyoming Constitution consists of four sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

How Amendments Proposed by Legislature and Submitted to People

Any amendment or amendments to this constitution may be proposed in either branch of the legislature, and, if the same shall be agreed to by two-thirds of all the members of each of the two houses, voting separately, such proposed amendment or amendments shall, with the yeas and nays thereon, be entered on their journals, and it shall be the duty of the legislature to submit such amendment or amendments to the electors of the state at the next general election, and cause the same to be published without delay for at least twelve (12) consecutive weeks, prior to said election, in at least one newspaper of general circulation, published in each county, and if a majority of the electors shall ratify the same, such amendment or amendments shall become a part of this constitution.

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

How Two or More Amendments Voted on

If two or more amendments are proposed, they shall be submitted in such manner that the electors shall vote for or against each of them separately.

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Constitutional Convention

Whenever two-thirds of the members elected to each branch of the legislature shall deem it necessary to call a convention to revise or amend this constitution, they shall recommend to the electors to vote at the next general election for or against a convention, and if a majority of all the electors voting at such election shall have voted for a convention, the legislature shall at the next session provide by law for calling the same; and such convention shall consist of a number of members, not less than double that of the most numerous branch of the legislature.

Section 4

Text of Section 4:

Constitution Adopted by Convention to Be Submitted to People

Any constitution adopted by such convention shall have no validity until it has been submitted to and adopted by the people.

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Wyoming Constitution