2019-B-05 Initiative Fix Bill
Sponsor: Jack Schmitz Yes ____ No ____ Senators Present ____
Co-Sponsors:Ambika Murali First Reading ______________________
Nick Lyon Second Reading ____________________
Vote Necessary: A majority ASMSU Senate Speaker
Sections: 9-5 __________________________________
Effective Date _____________________
Intent:To correct a discrepancy between the Constitution and Bylaws regarding initiatives.
A. The students of MSU may make changes to the Constitution or Bylaws by
power of initiative.
B. Initiatives may not deal with allocations of fee money.
C. Initiative petitions must contain the full text of the proposed measure, shall be signed by at least
twopercent of the qualified electors. Petitions shall be filed with the Senate Speakerat least one monthprior to the election at which the measure will be voted upon.
D. The validity of the initiative petition shall not be questioned after the election is held.