View Amendment Current Amendment: 57 to Bill 474

Rep. King and Bamberg proposes the following amendment (LC-474.DG0102H):

SECTION 1. It is proposed that Article I of the Constitution of this State be amended by adding: 

SECTION 26. THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 3 AND SECTION 10 OF THIS ARTICLE PROVIDE THAT THE STATE SHALL NOT DENY OR INTERFERE WITH AN INDIVIDUAL'S REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM IN THEIR MOST INTIMATE DECISIONS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO PROVIDE BY LAW FOR REGULATION OF ABORTION.

SECTION 2.Notwithstanding any statutory provision of law to the contrary, the proposed amendment must be submitted to the qualified electors at the next general election for representatives in 2024. Ballots must be provided at the various voting precincts with the following words printed on the ballot: 

"Must Article I of the Constitution of this State, be amended by adding Section 26 so as to provide that the state shall not deny or interfere with an individual's reproductive freedom in their most intimate decisions and to authorize the General Assembly to provide by law for regulation of abortion?" 

Yes  

No  

Those voting in favor of the question shall deposit a ballot with a check or cross mark in the square after the word 'Yes', and those voting against the question shall deposit a ballot with a check or cross mark in the square after the word 'No'."