Bill Summary

HB 285 Legislation by Initiative (2019 Session)
by Geller Co Sponsors: Polo, Smith (C)
Legislation by Initiative: Proposes amendment to State Constitution to allow proposal of laws by initiative without legislative or gubernatorial approval; prescribe requirements for subject matter, proposal, & approval of such initiatives; require extraordinary vote of each house of Legislature to amend or repeal laws approved by voters; require Legislature to adopt procedures for initiatives; provide for Supreme Court review of initiative petitions; require ballot statements for such initiatives to include statement of economic impact.
01/15/19
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Filed
01/23/19
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Referred to Oversight, Transparency & Public Management Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee
01/23/19
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Now in Oversight, Transparency & Public Management Subcommittee
05/03/19
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Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
05/03/19
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Died in Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee
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Filed on 01/15/19
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