Washington Constitutional Government Act (2010)
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Text of measure
The ballot title read:
- Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1064 concerns citing to the constitution in law-making.
- Concise Description: This measure would call for state, federal, and local laws and rules to cite and explain constitutional authority for laws and rules, and limit laws and rules based on the cited constitutional authorization.
- Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]
According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:
This measure states that state and local legislative bodies and executive branch agencies shall cite federal or state constitutional language authorizing any bill, law, ordinance, or rule and explain how the cited constitutional language authorizes the bill, law, ordinance, or rule. It also states that state laws would be limited to that constitutional authorization; that the federal government should follow the same procedures; and that federal laws violating this measure would be invalid in Washington.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Washington signature requirements
According to state officials, no petitions were filed in an effort to qualify the measure for the ballot. In order to place the proposed measure on the 2010 ballot, organizers were required to collect a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures.
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