Arizona, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Mode of Amending

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Arizona, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Mode of Amending
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Arizona Constitution
Article XXI
1. Introduction in legislature; initiative petition; election
Section 1. Any amendment or amendments to this constitution may be proposed in either house of the legislature[...]. When any proposed amendment or amendments shall be thus passed by a majority of each house of the legislature and entered on the respective journals thereof, [...] the secretary of state shall submit such proposed amendment or amendments to the vote of the people at the next general election [...].

Source: Arizona Constitution (current as of 31 Jan 2017)

Subject Matter:

Amending the state constitution

Actors

Author:
Authority : both houses of legislature
Initiator:
Law
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
Legal source does not mention turnout quorum
Approval Quorum:
Legal source does not mention specific approval quorum
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:
Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:

Arizona Constitution
Article XXI
1. Introduction in legislature; initiative petition; election
Section 1. [...] Until a method of publicity is otherwise provided by law, the secretary of state shall have such proposed amendment or amendments published for a period of at least ninety days previous to the date of said election in at least one newspaper in every county of the state in which a newspaper shall be published, in such manner as may be prescribed by law. [...]

Source: Arizona Constitution (current as of 31 Jan 2017)

Transparency And Finance:

Practice

Archive:
Remarks: