Pennsylvania, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Submission to the electors: Commonwealth indebtedness

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Pennsylvania, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Submission to the electors: Commonwealth indebtedness
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

ARTICLE VIII

TAXATION AND FINANCE

§ 7. Commonwealth indebtedness.

(a) No debt shall be incurred by or on behalf of the Commonwealth except by law and in accordance with the provisions of this section.

(..)

(3) Debt may be incurred without limit for purposes specifically itemized in the law authorizing such debt, if the question whether the debt shall be incurred has been submitted to the electors and approved by a majority of those voting on the question.

References: Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (acceessed 10 August 2017)

Subject Matter:

To adopt law : Debt may be incurred without limit for purposes.

Actors

Author:
Legislature
Initiator:
Law
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

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

Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:
Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

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