SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 35
92ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Reported from the Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources, March 4, 2004, with recommendation that the House Committee Substitute for House Joint Resolution No. 35 Do Pass.
STEPHEN S. DAVIS, Chief Clerk
Submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri an amendment repealing section 44 of article IV of the Constitution of Missouri, and adopting one new section in lieu thereof relating to fish, wildlife, and forestry resources.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
That at the next general election to be held in the state of Missouri, on Tuesday next following the first Monday in November, 2004, or at a special election to be called by the governor for that purpose, there is hereby submitted to the qualified voters of this state, for adoption or rejection, the following amendment to article IV of the Constitution of the state of Missouri:
Section A. Section 44, article IV, Constitution of Missouri, is repealed and one new section adopted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 44, article IV, to read as follows:
Section 44. 1. Sections 40-43, inclusive, of this article shall be self-enforcing, and laws not inconsistent therewith may be enacted in aid thereof. All existing laws inconsistent with this article shall no longer remain in force or effect.
2. No initiative proposal relating to the opportunity to harvest fish, wildlife, or forestry resources shall take effect unless approved by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast thereon.