General Assembly: 76 (1995 Regular GA) - Chapter 222 - Proposed constitutional amendment — equal rights


Published: 1995

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761 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-SIXTH GA, 1995 SESSION CH. 222

CHAPTER221 PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT- USE OF FUNDS FOR

FISH AND WILDUFE PROTECTION Second Time Passed S.J.R. 6

A JOINT RFSOLtmON proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa to restrict the expenditure of state license fees received from hunting, fishing, and trap- ping, and other public or private funds appropriated, allocated, or received by the state for fish and wildlife protection purposes.

Be It Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa is pro- posed:

Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Iowa is amended by adding the following new section:

FISH AND WILDUFE PROTECTION FUNDS. Sec. 9. All revenue derived from state license fees for hunting, fishing, and trapping, and all state funds appropriated for, and federal or private funds received by the state for, the regulation or advancement of hunt- ing, fishing, or trapping, or the protection, propagation, restoration, management, or har- vest of fish or wildlife, shall be used exclusively for the performance and administration of activities related to those purposes.

Sec. 2. The foregoing proposed amendment, having been adopted and agreed to by the Seventy-fifth General Assembly, 1993 Session, thereafter duly published, and now adopted and agreed to by the Seventy-sixth General Assembly in this joint resolution, shall be submitted to the people of the State of Iowa at the general election in November of the year nineteen hundred ninety-six in the manner required by the Constitution of the State of Iowa and the laws of the State of Iowa.

CHAPTER222 PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - EQUAL RIGHTS

First Time Passed H.J.R. 13

A JOINT RFSOLtmON proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the equality of rights of men and women under the law.

Be It Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa is pro- posed.

Section 1 of Article I of the Constitution of the State of Iowa, is amended to read as follows:

RIGHTS OF PERSONS. Section 1. All men and women are, by nature, free and equal, and have certain inalienable rights - among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness.

Sec. 2. The foregoing amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa is referred to the General Assembly to be chosen at the next general election for members of the Gen- eral Assembly and the Secretary of State is directed to cause the same to be published for three consecutive months previous to the date of that election as provided by law.