A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT SUBMITTING TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF MONTANA AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VII, SECTION 11, OF THE MONTANA CONSTITUTION revising the makeup and duties of the Judicial standards commission; and providing an effective date."
"Section 11. Removal and discipline. (1) The legislature shall create a judicial standards inquiry commission consisting of five nine persons and provide for the appointment thereto to the commission of two district judges one retired district judge, one attorney, and two seven citizens who are neither judges nor attorneys.
NEW SECTION. Section 2. Two-thirds vote required. Because [section 1] is a legislative proposal to amend the constitution, Article XIV, section 8, of the Montana constitution requires an affirmative roll call vote of two-thirds of all the members of the legislature, whether one or more bodies, for passage.
NEW SECTION. Section 4. Submission to electorate. [This act] shall be submitted to the qualified electors of Montana at the general election to be held in November 2022 by printing on the ballot the full title of [this act] and the following:
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