Under existing law, the Constitution of Alabama of 1901 may be amended by the Legislature submitting a proposed constitutional amendment for ratification or rejection by the people which becomes effective upon ratification and proclamation. Laws must be enacted by the Legislature and generally become effective upon enactment or at a later date provided by the statute
This bill would propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901 to provide that the people also may propose the enactment of general laws and constitutional amendments by an initiative measure subject to the same limitations imposed on the Legislature and that the Legislature may offer an alternate proposal
To propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide that the people may initiate the enactment of certain general laws or constitutional amendments by an initiative and that the Legislature may offer an alternate proposal.
|April 4, 2013||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Constitution, Campaign Finance, Ethics, and Elections|
|Bill Text||SB382 Alabama 2013 Session - Introduced|