July 13th Constitutional Convention Recessed to the Fall

July 13, 2011 in Uncategorized

The following 19  Proposals for a legislative amendment at the July 13th Constitutional Convention were postponed whent the Constitutional Convention was recessed until the Fall. Further details will be forwarded as they become apparent.

1. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution establishing  an independent redistricting commission.

2. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the reform of the Executive Council.

3.  Proposal for a legislative amendment to provide for the abolition of the Governor’s Council.

4 . Proposal for a legislative amendment to prohibit eminent domain.

5. Proposal for a legislative amendment to prohibit eminent domain.

6. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax.

7. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to require a supermajority vote for the utilization of rainy day funds.

8. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to abolishing the Governor’s Council.

9. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative petitions.

10. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to home rule.

11. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the oaths of office and affirmations of public office.

12. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to term limits for judges.

13. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to prohibiting eminent domain takings.

14. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution repealing automatic increases in compensation for members of the General Court.

15. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to a biennial state budget.

16. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution limiting budget expenditure growth based on cost-of-living and population.

17. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to home rule.

18. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the terms of office of Executive Councilors and members of the General Court.

19. Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to eminent domain takings.

For further information see the folowing:

http://www.malegislature.gov/Legislation/jointCalendar