Wyoming, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Constitutional Amendments Submission to people

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Wyoming, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Constitutional Amendments Submission to people
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

ARTICLE 20
AMENDMENTS
Sec. 1. How amendments proposed by legislature and submitted to people. Any amendment or amendments to this constitution may be proposed in either branch of the legislature, and, if the same shall be agreed to by two-thirds of all the members of each of the two houses, voting separately, such proposed amendment or amendments shall, with the yeas and nays thereon, be entered on their journals, and it shall be the duty of the legislature to submit such amendment or amendments to the electors of the state at the next general election, and cause the same to be published without delay for at least twelve (12) consecutive weeks, prior to said election, in at least one newspaper of general circulation, published in each county, and if a majority of the electors shall ratify the same, such amendment or amendments shall become a part of this constitution.

Sec. 2. How two or more amendments voted on. If two or more amendments are proposed, they shall be submitted in such manner that the electors shall vote for or against each of them separately.

Sec. 4. Constitution adopted by convention to be submitted to people.
Any constitution adopted by such convention shall have no validity until it has been submitted to and adopted by the people.

References: Constitution of Wyoming, 1889 (accessed Sept. 26, 2017)

Subject Matter:

To ratify constitutional amendments or new constitution

Actors

Author:
Legislature : 2/3rd majority
Initiator:
Law
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
No turnout quorum found in legal source
Approval Quorum:
Majority of electors
Geographical Quorum:
No geographical quorum found in legal source
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Procedural Elements

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