Idaho, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Amendment

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Idaho, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Amendment
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Constitution of the State of Idaho 1890
Article XX, Section1
SECTION 1. HOW AMENDMENTS MAY BE PROPOSED. 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 (2/3) of all the members of each of the two (2) 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 three (3) times in every newspaper qualified to publish legal notices as provided by law. Said publication shall provide the arguments proposing and opposing said amendment or amendments as provided by law, and if a majority of the electors shall ratify the same, such amendment or amendments shall become a part of this Constitution.

Source: Constitution of the State of Idaho 1890 (accessed 12 June 2017)

Subject Matter:

Proposing constitutional amendments via legislature

Actors

Author:
Legislature : may originate in either house (Idaho Senate or Idaho House of Representatives); needs to pass by a 2/3 majority to come to a popular election (Constitution of the State of Idaho, Article XX, Section 1)
Initiator:
Law : Constitution
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

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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
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Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:

Constitution of the State of Idaho 1890
Article XX
SECTION 2. SUBMISSION OF SEVERAL AMENDMENTS. If two (2) or more amendments are proposed, they shall be submitted in such manner that the electors shall vote for or against each of them separately.

Source: Constitution of the State of Idaho (accessed 12 June 2017)

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Supervision And Support:

Constitution of the State of Idaho 1890
Article XX, Section 1
[...] 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 three (3) times in every newspaper qualified to publish legal notices as provided by law. Said publication shall provide the arguments proposing and opposing said amendment or amendments as provided by law [...]

Source: Constitution of the State of Idaho 1890 (accessed 12 June 2017)

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