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ACA-7 Elections: voting age.(2013-2014)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 7


Introduced by Assembly Member Mullin
(Coauthors: Assembly Members Ammiano, Fox, and Gordon)
(Coauthor: Senator Leno)

February 13, 2013


A resolution to propose to the people of the State of California an amendment to the Constitution of the State, by amending Section 2 of Article II thereof, relating to elections.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


ACA 7, as introduced, Mullin. Elections: voting age.
The California Constitution authorizes any person who is a United States citizen at least 18 years of age and a resident of the state to vote.
This measure, in addition, would authorize a United States citizen who is 17 years of age, is a resident of the state, and will be at least 18 years of age at the time of the next general election to register to vote and to vote in that general election and in any intervening primary or special election that occurs after the person registers to vote.
Vote: 2/3   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the Legislature of the State of California at its 2013–14 Regular Session commencing on the third day of December 2012, two-thirds of the membership of each house concurring, hereby proposes to the people of the State of California that the Constitution of the State be amended as follows:

 That Section 2 of Article II thereof is amended to read:

SEC. 2.
 (a) A United States citizen who is at least 18 years of age and a resident in this State may vote.
(b) A United States citizen who is 17 years of age, is a resident in this State, and will be at least 18 years of age at the time of the next general election may register to vote and may vote in that general election and in any intervening primary or special election that occurs after the person registers to vote.