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6 A JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE LEGISLATURE PROPOSING TO AMEND THE UTAH
7 CONSTITUTION; AMENDING THE REQUIREMENTS OF ELIGIBILITY AS A STATE
8 LEGISLATOR; MAKING THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS TO BE CONSECUTIVE;
9 MAKING TECHNICAL CHANGES; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
10 This resolution proposes to change the Utah Constitution as follows:
12 ARTICLE VI, SECTION 5
13 Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah, two-thirds of all members elected to each of
14 the two houses voting in favor thereof:
15 Section 1. It is proposed to amend Utah Constitution Article VI, Section 5, to read:
16 Article VI, Section 5. [Who eligible as legislator.]
17 No person shall be eligible to the office of senator or representative who as of the last date
18 provided by law for filing for the office is not a citizen of the United States, twenty-five years of
19 age, a qualified voter in the district from which [
20 for three consecutive years [
22 or representative shall continue to serve in that office after ceasing to be a resident of the district
23 from which elected.
24 Section 2. Submittal to electors.
25 The lieutenant governor is directed to submit this proposed amendment to the electors of
26 the state of Utah at the next general election in the manner provided by law.
27 Section 3. Effective date.
1 If approved by the electors of the state, the amendment proposed by this joint resolution
2 shall take effect on January 1, 1999.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-15-97 10:20 AM
A limited legal review of this bill raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
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