Arizona, USA, regional Plebiscite [ATP] - Referendum

General Typology

Instrument
Plebiscite [ATP]
Location
Arizona, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Referendum
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Arizona Constitution
ARTICLE IV. LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT

PART 1. INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM
1. Legislative authority; initiative and referendum
Section 1. [...]
(3) Referendum power; emergency measures; effective date of acts. The second of these reserved powers is the referendum. Under this power the legislature, or five per centum of the qualified electors, may order the submission to the people at the polls of any measure, or item, section, or part of any measure, enacted by the legislature, except laws immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or for the support and maintenance of the departments of the state government and state institutions [...]

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

Subject Matter:

Repealing laws or parts of laws via referendum

Actors

Author:
Authority : Legislature
Initiator:
Authority : Legislature
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:

"laws immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or for the support and maintenance of the departments of the state government and state institutions [...]."

Source: Arizona Constitution, Article IV, Part 1, Section 1 (current as of 31 Jan 2017)

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Procedural Elements

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Interaction With Authorities:
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Transparency And Finance:

Practice

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