Citations Affected: Article 6, Section 2 of the Indiana Constitution.
Synopsis: Term limits on county constitutional officers. Provides that
a person may not be elected to a constitutional county office more than
two times in any period of 12 years. (Under the current constitutional
provision, a person may not serve in any of the constitutional county
offices for more than eight years in any period of 12 years.) Provides
that an appointment to fill a vacancy as provided by law is not
considered to be an election for purposes of determining whether a
person may be elected to a county constitutional office.
Effective: This proposed amendment must be agreed to by two
consecutive general assemblies and ratified by a majority of the state's
voters voting on the question to be effective.
January 10, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Governmental and
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A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to Article 6,
Section 2 of the Indiana Constitution concerning local government.
subsection, an appointment to fill a vacancy as provided by law is not considered to be an election.