New Hampshire, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Amendments proposed by the general court or a constiutional convention

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
New Hampshire, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Amendments proposed by the general court or a constiutional convention
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

New Hampshire Constitution, Article 100
Amendments to this constitution may be proposed by the general court or by a constitutional convention selected as herein provided.
(a) The senate and house of representatives, voting separately, may propose amendments by a three-fifths vote of the entire membership of each house at any session.
[...]
(c) The constitutional convention may propose amendments by a three-fifths vote of the entire membership of the convention. Each constitutional amendment proposed by the general court or by a constitutional convention shall be submitted to the voters by written ballot at the next biennial November election and shall become a part of the Constitution only after approval by two-thirds of the qualified voters present and voting on the subject in the towns, wards, and unincorporated places.

Source: The Constitution of the State of New Hampshire (accessed 28 July 2017)

Subject Matter:

Amending the state constitution

Actors

Author:
Legislature or Constitutional Convention : When proposed by the legislature, a proposed constitutional amendment requires a 3/5 majority of each house. When proposed by constitutional convention, a proposed constitutional amendment also requires a 3/5 majority to pass (New Hampshire Constitution, Article 100).
Initiator:
Law : Constitution
Decision maker:
Electorate : Proposed amendments pass by a 2/3 majority of those voting on the issue (New Hampshire Constitution, Article 100).

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
Legal source does not mention turnout quorum
Approval Quorum:
Proposed amendments pass by a 2/3 majority of those voting on the issue (New Hampshire Constitution, Article 100).
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
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Other Formal Requirements:

New Hampshire Constitution, Article 100
[...]
(c) [...] Each constitutional amendment proposed by the general court or by a constitutional convention shall be submitted to the voters by written ballot at the next biennial November election [...]

Source: The Constitution of the State of New Hampshire (accessed 28 July 2017)

Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:

Revised Statutes, Title LXIII, Chapter 663
663:1
The following words shall be printed above the constitutional amendment questions on all ballots containing such questions: "Questions Relating to Constitutional Amendments Proposed by the Convention to Revise the Constitution''. A constitutional question shall include, in the text of the question, the text of the article of the constitution as it is proposed to be amended, and the results of the vote taken on ordering the proposed amendment to third reading in both the senate and the house of representatives or at the constitutional convention, whichever is appropriate.

Source: New Hampshire Revised Statutes (accessed 28 July 2017)

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