Synopsis: Apportionment based on number of U.S. citizens. Proposes
an amendment to the Indiana Constitution requiring the general
assembly to apportion senators and representatives based on the
number of United States citizens in each district. This proposed
amendment has not been previously agreed to by a general assembly.
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 16, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative
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A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to Article 4 of
the Indiana Constitution concerning the general assembly.