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CS/CS/CS/SB 1794: Constitutional Amendments

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Judiciary ; Ethics and Elections ; Hutson

Constitutional Amendments; Increasing the signature threshold at which the Secretary of State must transmit initiative petitions to the Attorney General for review; providing that a citizen may challenge in circuit court a petition circulator’s registration with the Secretary of State; authorizing the Division of Elections or a supervisor of elections to provide petition forms in a certain electronic format; requiring that ballots containing constitutional amendments proposed by initiative include certain disclosures and statements, in a specified order, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/11/2020 Senate - Ordered enrolled -SJ 726
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2020 Senate • Filed
1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 174
1/22/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 01/27/20, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Introduced -SJ 174
1/27/2020 Senate • CS by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 4 NAYS 3 -SJ 215
1/29/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Ethics and Elections read 1st time -SJ 223
1/30/2020 Senate • Now in Judiciary
2/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/11/20, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/11/2020 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 4 NAYS 2 -SJ 307
2/13/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
• CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 311
2/14/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/19/20, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
2/21/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/20, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2/26/2020 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 10 NAYS 7 -SJ 357
2/27/2020 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/2/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 362
3/4/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20 -SJ 519
3/6/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 491
• Amendment(s) adopted (440834) -SJ 494
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 494
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 537
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 23 NAYS 17 -SJ 537
3/9/2020 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 1010
• Received -HJ 1010
3/10/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/10/20
• Read 2nd time -HJ 1050
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/11/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1104
• CS passed; YEAS 73 NAYS 45 -HJ 1104
3/11/2020 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 726