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HF 165

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 03/08/2016 03:39pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
proposing an amendment Next to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, by adding a
section; providing for gender equality under the law.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginCONSTITUTIONAL Previous AMENDMENT Next PROPOSED.
new text end

new text begin The following Previous amendment Next to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, is proposed to the
people. If the Previous amendment Next is adopted, a new section will read as follows:
new text end

new text begin Sec. 18. new text end

new text begin Equality under the law shall not be abridged or denied on account of gender.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginSUBMISSION TO VOTERS.
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new text begin (a) The proposed Previous amendment Next must be submitted to the people at the 2016 general
election. If ratified, the Previous amendment Next is effective January 1, 2017. The question submitted
shall be:
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new text begin "Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide that equality under the
law must not be abridged or denied on account of gender?
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new text begin Yes
.
new text end
new text begin No . "
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new text begin (b) The title required under Minnesota Statutes, section 204D.15, subdivision 1,
for the question submitted to the people under paragraph (a) shall be: " Previous Equal Next Previous Rights Next
Previous Amendment."
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