Rhode Island, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Constitutional amendments or revisions

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Rhode Island, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Constitutional amendments or revisions
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

ARTICLE XIV
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS AND REVISIONS
Section 1. Procedure for proposing and approving amendments. -- The general assembly may propose amendments to the constitution of the state by a roll call vote of a majority of the members elected to each house. Any amendment thus proposed shall be published in such manner as the general assembly shall direct, and submitted to the electors at the next general election as provided in the resolution of approval; and, if then approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon, it shall become a part of the constitution.

Section 2 (..)
No revision or amendment of this constitution agreed upon by such convention shall take effect until the same has been submitted to the electors and approved by a majority of those voting thereon.

References: Constitution of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, 1986 (accessed 10 August 2017)

Subject Matter:

To amend or revise the constitution

Actors

Author:
Legislature or Constitutional Convention
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:
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Procedural Elements

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