A bill which amends the Constitution of Alabama. After legislative enactment, it must be accepted or rejected by the people at a state-wide election.
A change to the state constitution. A constitutional amendment may be proposed by the legislature in the form of a joint resolution that must be adopted by both houses of the legislature by a two-thirds vote and be approved by a majority of the voters to become effective.
A resolution proposing a change to the California Constitution. It may be presented by the Legislature or by initiative, and is adopted upon voter approval at a statewide election.
An amendment to the Maryland Constitution which must be passed by a 3/5 vote of each House and which are submitted to a referendum of the voters at the next general election for adoption or rejection by a majority of those voting on the issue.
a call to arms for gay conservatives," said Patrick Guerriero, executive director of the group, which is planning its annual convention in Palm Springs in April
a difficult process--and the only other option would be for a constitutional convention (a referendum for which will be, I believe, on the November ballot)
a very serious proposal so he will not vote for the bill
A proposal to modify the state constitution.
A Joint Resolution passed by both houses which affects the State Constitution and which requires approval by voters at a general election.
A formally proposed and ratified change to the Constitution that becomes a fully binding provision of the Constitution itself
A resolution changing the language of the State Constitution. It may be presented in bill form, by the Legislature or by initiative, which requires the populace to vote.
A joint resolution that proposes a change to the State Constitution. After final passage and filing with the Secretary of State, a proposed constitutional amendment is presented to the voters at the next regular general election pursuant to section 5 of Article XI of the State Constitution.
A proposal to modify a constitution in some manner.
A resolution affecting the Constitution, adopted by the Legislature or presented by initiative, requiring an affirmative vote of the electorate to become effective.
A proposed change to the state constitution adopted by a resolution and submitted to the voters. If a resolution containing the amendment passes by a three-fourths majority of each house, the proposed amendment appears on the ballot at the next state-wide election. If the resolution passes by a simple majority, it must be submitted to the next General Assembly and passed again before it can be submitted to the voters.
The Legislature may propose a change to the State Constitution by means of a joint resolution. If a joint resolution passes the Legislature, it is placed on the ballot to be voted upon by the people.
A constitutional amendment is a change to the constitution of a nation or a state. In jurisdictions with 'rigid' or 'entrenched' constitutions amendments require a special procedure different from that used for enacting ordinary laws. Many countries have their own rules, laws, and rights that apply to their national (or government's) constitution.