Indirect initiative

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Indirect initiative refers to a process where after sufficient signatures to place a measure on the ballot are collected, the measure is first considered by a state legislature. If the legislature elects not to pass the proposed new law within a prescribed window of opportunity, the initiative is only then placed on the state's ballot.

Indirect initiatives comes in two forms, the indirect initiative amendment and the indirect initiative statute.

Types of ballot measures

Other types of ballot measures that appear in multiple states are:

Some related terms:

See also