Title: Restricts Efforts to Circulate Petitions and Pass Amendments to the Arkansas Constitution
Summary: This resolution proposes a state constitutional amendment to require a vote of at least 60% for the passage of all state constitutional amendments; petition drives to amend the constitution would be required to gather signatures from more counties; and the Attorney General would have the authority to reject or rewrite the wording of ballot measures. Family Council Action Committee opposes taking rights away from citizens and volunteers in the initiative process and opposed this resolution. The House passed the resolution by a vote of 79-10. The Senate defeated the resolution by a vote of 9-21. This proposed state constitutional amendment will not be on the November 2018 ballot.
Outcome: Failed to Pass
* This legislator is not currently in office.