hjr0028i-Introduced Bill Text
SECOND REGULAR SESSION
RESOLUTION NO. 28
91ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE VILLA.
Read 1st time December 4, 2001, and 1000 copies ordered printed.
TED WEDEL, Chief Clerk
Submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing sections 4 and 6 of article III of the Constitution of
Missouri, and adopting two new sections in lieu thereof relating to the qualifications of representatives and senators.
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring therein:
That at the next general election to be held in the state of Missouri, on Tuesday next following the first Monday in
November, 2002, or at a special election to be called by the governor for that purpose, there is hereby submitted to the
qualified voters of this state, for adoption or rejection, the following amendment to article III of the Constitution of the state
Section A. Sections 4 and 6, article III, Constitution of Missouri, are repealed and two new sections adopted in lieu thereof,
to be known as sections 4 and 6, to read as follows:
Section 4. Each representative shall be [twenty-four] twenty-one years of age, and next before the day of his or
her election shall have been a qualified voter [for two years] and a resident of the county or district which he or she is
chosen to represent for one year, if such county or district shall have been so long established, and if not, then of the county
or district from which the same shall have been taken.
Section 6. Each senator shall be [thirty] twenty-one years of age, and next before the day of his or her election shall have
been a qualified voter of the state [for three years] and a resident of the district which he or she is chosen to represent for
one year, if such district shall have been so long established, and if not, then of the district or districts from which the same
shall have been taken.
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