Oklahoma, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - To have a constitutional convention

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Oklahoma, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
To have a constitutional convention
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

SECTION XXIV-2
Constitutional convention to propose amendments or new constitution.
No convention shall be called by the Legislature to propose alterations, revisions, or amendments to this Constitution, or to propose a new Constitution, unless the law providing for such convention shall first be approved by the people on a referendum vote at a regular or special election, and any amendments, alterations, revisions, or new Constitution, proposed by such convention, shall be submitted to the electors of the State at a general or special election and be approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon, before the same shall become effective: Provided, That the question of such proposed convention shall be submitted to the people at least once in every twenty years.

References: Constitution of the State of Oklahoma 1907 (accessed 8 August 2017)

Subject Matter:

To call a constitutional convention

Actors

Author:
Legislature - or by law: 20 year-period
Initiator:
Law
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
No turnout quorum found in legal source
Approval Quorum:
Majority of those voting
Geographical Quorum:
No geographical quorum found in legal source
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

That the question of such proposed convention shall be submitted to the people at least once in every twenty years.

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