Utah, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - To call a Constitutional Convention

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Utah, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
To call a Constitutional Convention
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Article XXIII, Section 2. [Revision of the Constitution.]
Whenever two-thirds of the members, elected to each branch of the Legislature, shall deem it necessary to call a convention to revise or amend this Constitution, they shall recommend to the electors to vote, at the next general election, for or against a convention, and, if a majority of all the electors, voting at such election, shall vote for a convention, the Legislature, at its next session, shall provide by law for calling the same. The convention shall consist of not less than the number of members in both branches of the Legislature.

References: Constitution Utah (accessed Sept. 20, 2017)

Subject Matter:

To call a Constitutional Convention

Actors

Author:
Legislature : 2/3rd majority in each House
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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