Summary of the Introduced Bill

HJR 3 -- Initiative and Referendum Petitions

Sponsor:  Kuessner

Upon voter approval, this proposed constitutional amendment
modifies the requirements for submitting initiative petitions
that propose constitutional changes by increasing the number of
signatures required from 8% to 10% of the legal voters in each of
two-thirds of the Congressional districts in Missouri before a
petition may be placed on the ballot.  The number of signatures
required for referendums placing proposed statutes on the ballot
is also increased from 5% to 8% of legal voters.

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Missouri House of Representatives
95th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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