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HF 1637

as introduced - 83rd Legislature (2003 - 2004) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 05/19/2003

Current Version - as introduced

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, 
  1.3             by adding a section to article XIII; establishing the 
  1.4             same standard for the Minnesota Constitution and the 
  1.5             United States Constitution for issues relating to 
  1.6             abortion. 
  1.7   BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
  1.8      Section 1.  [CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.] 
  1.9      An amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, adding a 
  1.10  section to article XIII, is proposed to the people.  If the 
  1.11  amendment is adopted, the new section will read as follows: 
  1.12     Sec. 13.  Nothing in this constitution may be construed to 
  1.13  relate to abortion in a manner different from the constitution 
  1.14  of the United States. 
  1.15     Sec. 2.  [SCHEDULE AND QUESTION.] 
  1.16     The proposed amendment shall be submitted to the people at 
  1.17  the 2004 general election.  The question submitted shall be: 
  1.18     "Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide 
  1.19  that it may not be interpreted to relate to abortion in a manner 
  1.20  different from the United States Constitution? 
  1.21                                     Yes .......
  1.22                                     No ........"