Nevada, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Constitutional amendment

General Typology

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

Nevada Constitution, Article XVI, Section 1
1. Any amendment or amendments to this Constitution may be proposed in the Senate or Assembly; and if the same shall be agreed to by a Majority of all the members elected to each of the two houses, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be entered on their respective journals, with the Yeas and Nays taken thereon, and referred to the Legislature then next to be chosen, and shall be published for three months next preceding the time of making such choice. And if in the Legislature next chosen as aforesaid, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be agreed to by a majority of all the members elected to each house, then it shall be the duty of the Legislature to submit such proposed amendment or amendments to the people, in such manner and at such time as the Legislature shall prescribe; and if the people shall approve and ratify such amendment or amendments by a majority of the electors qualified to vote for members of the Legislature voting thereon, such amendment or amendments shall, unless precluded by subsection 2 or section 2 of article 19 of this constitution, become a part of the Constitution.
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Source: The Constitution of the State of Nevada (accessed 26 July 2017)

Subject Matter:

Amending the state constitution via obligatory referendum

Actors

Author:
Authority : Legislature must pass the amendment by a majority of both houses during two legislative sessions with an election vote in between (Nevada Constitution, Article XVI, Section 1).
Initiator:
Law : Constitution
Decision maker:
Electorate : Passes with a majority voting on the question

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
Legal source does not mention turnout quorum
Approval Quorum:
Amendment passes when receiving a majority of the number of votes on the question (Nevada Constitution, Article XVI, Section 1)
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

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Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:

After being passed by the first legislature, the proposed amendment must be published for three months before the legislative session at which it will next be voted upon (Nevada Constitution, Article XVI, Section 1).

Transparency And Finance:

Practice

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