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Senate Committee on Initiative and Referendum, Interim - 74th R.S. (1995)

Committee: Senate Initiative and Referendum, Interim
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Senate Interim Committee on Initiative and Referendum : final report to the 75th Legislature.
Subjects: Elections | Initiative and referendum |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 in5
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [288 pages  File size: 14,145 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. The Interim Committee shall study and make recommendations regarding the use of initiative and referendum in Texas. The Interim Committee should include in its study: the extent to which initiative and/or referendum are curently used in Texas and other states; methods used in other states to limit the number of initiative and referendum measures on the ballot for any one election; methods used in other states to limit initiative and referendum ballot measures to major public policy decisions or to prohibit frivolous or minor issues from being placed on the ballot; the costs associated with initiative and referendum and methods used to fund those expenses; methods used in other states to inform the public regarding iniative and referendum measures on the ballot; and methods used in other states to prohibit initiative and referendum campaigns from being dominated by special interest money.

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