Title 20A Chapter 7 Section 102

Election Code
Issues Submitted to the Voters
Section 102
Initiatives and referenda authorized -- Restrictions.

            

20A-7-102.   Initiatives and referenda authorized -- Restrictions.

            By following the procedures and requirements of this chapter, Utah voters may, subject to the restrictions of Article VI, Sec. 1, Utah Constitution and this chapter:

            (1) initiate any desired legislation and cause it to be submitted to:

            (a) the Legislature or to a vote of the people for approval or rejection if it is a proposed state law; or

            (b) a local legislative body or to a vote of the people if it is a local law;

            (2) require any law passed by the Legislature, except those laws passed by a two-thirds vote of the members elected to each house of the Legislature, to be referred to the voters for their approval or rejection before the law takes effect; and

            (3) require any law or ordinance passed by a local legislative body to be referred to the voters for their approval or rejection before the law takes effect.


Amended by Chapter 272, 1994 General Session