The IQA shall expedite proposed Initiatives from the following sources to the status of an Assigned Initiative so that prompt action can be taken to process them through the system:
- Proposed Initiatives generated by Congress. These may originate in Congress or be counter-proposals to IQA Initiatives sent to Congress for comment.
- Any group of State Governors comprising fifty percent of all the Governors and with pro-rata (based on all the Governors) multi-partisan approval.
- Any group of State Legislatures comprising fifty percent of the States.