Idaho, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Revision or Amendment by Convention

General Typology

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

Constitution of the State of Idaho 1890
Article XX
SECTION 3. REVISION OR AMENDMENT BY CONVENTION. Whenever two-thirds (2/3) of the members elected to each branch of the legislature shall deem it necessary to call a convention to revise or amend this Constitution, they shall recommend to the electors to vote at the next general election, for or against a convention, and if a majority of all the electors voting at said election shall have voted for a convention, the legislature shall at the next session provide by law for calling the same; and such convention shall consist of a number of members, not less than double the number of the most numerous branch of the legislature.

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

Subject Matter:

Calling a constitutional convention

Actors

Author:
Authority : 2/3 of both houses of legislature
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

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