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Allow Residents to Seek Declaratory Relief from Certain Laws Amendment

Georgia Ballot Measure - HR 1023

Election: Nov. 3, 2020 (General)

Outcome: Pending

Categories:

Constitution
Judicial Branch

Summary


A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide that the people of this state may petition the judiciary for declaratory relief from certain acts of this state or certain local governments or officers or employees thereof that violate the laws or Constitution of this state or the Constitution of the United States; to provide for related matters; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.

Measure Text


Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended to waive sovereign immunity and allow the people of Georgia to petition the superior court for relief from governmental acts done outside the scope of lawful authority or which violate the laws of this state, the Constitution of Georgia, or the Constitution of the United States?

( ) YES

( ) NO

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