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SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 105
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SJR105.....................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
PERSON UNDER GUARDIANSHIP - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of
the State of Idaho to delete the prohibition of a person under guardianship
from voting, serving as a juror or holding any civil office.
02/05 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/06 Rpt prt - to St Aff
03/03 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/04 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/09 3rd rdg - PASSED - 32-2-1
AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Branch, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Crow,
Danielson, Darrington, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes, Hansen,
Hawkins, Ingram, Ipsen, Keough, King, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh,
Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Stennett, Sweeney,
Thorne, Twiggs, Wheeler, Whitworth
Absent and excused--Sorensen
Floor Sponsor - Schroeder
Title apvd - to House
03/10 House intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff
03/16 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/17 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/18 3rd rdg - PASSED - 56-9-5
AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Bell, Bieter, Bivens, Black(23), Boe,
Bruneel, Chase, Clark, Crow, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Field(13),
Field(20), Gagner, Geddes, Gould, Hadley, Henbest, Hornbeck, Jaquet,
Jones(9), Jones(22), Judd, Kellogg, Kempton, Kendell, Kjellander,
Linford, Loertscher, Mader, Marley, McKague, Meyer, Miller, Newcomb,
Pischner, Pomeroy, Reynolds, Richman, Ridinger, Robison, Stevenson,
Stoicheff, Stone, Stubbs, Taylor, Tilman, Tippets, Trail, Watson,
Wheeler, Zimmermann, Mr Speaker
NAYS -- Barrett, Callister, Campbell, Jones(20), Lake, Mortensen,
Sali, Schaefer, Wood
Absent and excused -- Black(15), Crane, Ellsworth, Hansen, Kunz
Floor Sponsor - Field(13)
Title apvd - to Senate
03/19 To enrol
03/20 Rpt enrol - Pres signed
Sp signed - to Secretary of State
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fourth Legislature Second Regular Session - 1998
IN THE SENATE
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 105
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 A JOINT RESOLUTION
2 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3, ARTICLE VI, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE
3 STATE OF IDAHO, RELATING TO DISQUALIFICATION OF CERTAIN PERSONS, TO DELETE
4 THE PROHIBITION OF A PERSON BEING UNDER GUARDIANSHIP FROM VOTING, SERVING
5 AS JUROR OR HOLDING CIVIL OFFICE; STATING THE QUESTION TO BE SUBMITTED TO
6 THE ELECTORATE; DIRECTING THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO PREPARE THE STATE-
7 MENTS REQUIRED BY LAW; AND DIRECTING THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO PUBLISH THE
8 AMENDMENT AND ARGUMENTS AS REQUIRED BY LAW.
9 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
10 SECTION 1. That Section 3, Article VI, of the Constitution of the State
11 of Idaho be amended to read as follows:
12 SECTION 3. DISQUALIFICATION OF CERTAIN PERSONS. No person is
13 permitted to vote, serve as a juror, or hold any civil office who
14 is under guardianship, or who has, at any place, been
15 convicted of a felony, and who has not been restored to the rights of
16 citizenship, or who, at the time of such election, is confined in
17 prison on conviction of a criminal offense.
18 SECTION 2. The question to be submitted to the electors of the State of
19 Idaho at the next general election shall be as follows:
20 "Shall Section 3, Article VI, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho be
21 amended to delete the prohibition of a person being under guardianship from
22 voting, serving as a juror or holding any civil office?".
23 SECTION 3. The Legislative Council is directed to prepare the statements
24 required by Section 67-453, Idaho Code, and file the same.
25 SECTION 4. The Secretary of State is hereby directed to publish this pro-
26 posed constitutional amendment and arguments as required by law.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to provide an opportunity for the citizens
of the State of Idaho to amend the Constitution of the State of Idaho to
provide that persons under guardianships do not lose their right to vote,
serve as a juror, or hold civil office.
Information provided by the Elections Division, Office of the Idaho
Secretary of State, indicates that each entry relating to a Constitutional
issue which is placed on the ballot would cost approximately $30,000.
Contact: Jim Baugh, Co-Ad
Senator Gary J. Schroeder