BOS 2003: Chapter 1: State Constitutions

Chapter 1 of the 2003 Book of the States contains the following articles and tables:

Book of the States 2003

Chapter 1: State Constitutions


  1. "Trends in State Constitutional Amendment and Revision"


State Constitutions

TABLE 1.1: General Information on State Constitutions (As of January 1, 2003).  Download in PDF.

TABLE 1.2: Constitutional Amendment Procedure: By the Legislature (Constitutional Provisions).  Download in PDF.

TABLE 1.3: Constitutional Amendment Procedure: By Initiative (Constitutional Provisions).  Download in PDF.

TABLE 1.4: Procedures for Calling Constitutional Conventions (Constitutional Provisions).  Download in PDF.

TABLE 1.5: State Constitutional Commissions (Operative during January 1, 2000 to January 1, 2003).  Download in PDF.

TABLE 1.6: State Constitutional Changes by Constitutional Initiative: 2002.  Download in PDF.

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