1: State Referendum Act
AN ACT Relating to a [?] State Referendum for an application by the [?] State Legislature to the United States Congress. The application shall call for a Convention to propose an U.S. Constitutional Amendment authorizing U.S. Citizens’ Initiatives.
- BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF [?]:
Explanation of State Referendum Act
Each state has a standard format to start a bill formally. Eventually, it will generally include the bill number, the House, session, date, sponsoring legislators, etc.
The state application process has three steps:
1. This bill initiates the referendum
2. The referendum of the people: i. verifies the people’s wishes and ii. combines the moral authority and right of the People to alter their government with the constitutional duty and power of the State to do it
3. A bill based on the referendum will apply to Congress for an Article V Convention of the States