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House Joint Resolution 5

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION BY PAULSEN Passed House, Date Passed Senate, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 1 A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of 2 the State of Iowa to allow the recall, by petition and 3 election, of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of 4 State, Auditor of State, Treasurer of State, Attorney General, 5 and members of the General Assembly. 6 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 7 TLSB 2368YH 83 8 sc/rj/14 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of 1 2 the State of Iowa is proposed: 1 3 1. Article XI of the Constitution of the State of Iowa is 1 4 amended by adding the following new section: 1 5 RECALL OF ELECTIVE STATE OFFICERS. SEC. 9. The Governor, 1 6 Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Auditor of State, 1 7 Treasurer of State, Attorney General, and members of the 1 8 General Assembly shall be subject to recall from office by the 1 9 eligible electors of the State whenever a petition demanding 1 10 recall is filed with the official with whom nomination papers 1 11 for the office are filed, and such official shall call a 1 12 special election on the recall of the officer in accordance 1 13 with a procedure established in law by the General Assembly. 1 14 Sec. 2. REFERRAL AND PUBLICATION. The foregoing amendment 1 15 to the Constitution of the State of Iowa is referred to the 1 16 General Assembly to be chosen at the next general election for 1 17 members of the General Assembly and the Secretary of State is 1 18 directed to cause the same to be published for three 1 19 consecutive months previous to the date of that election as 1 20 provided by law. 1 21 EXPLANATION 1 22 This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the 1 23 Constitution of the State of Iowa which would allow the recall 1 24 from office of the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of 1 25 state, auditor of state, treasurer of state, attorney general, 1 26 and members of the general assembly, after petition and 1 27 election by the eligible electors of the state. 1 28 The resolution, if adopted, would be referred to the next 1 29 general assembly before being submitted to the electorate for 1 30 ratification. 1 31 LSB 2368YH 83 1 32 sc/rj/14
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