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North Dakota House Sends Legislator Residency Requirement Amendment To The Ballot

North Dakota House Sends Legislator Residency Requirement Amendment To The Ballot

It was a rocky road, but it seems North Dakota voters will get a chance to cast their ballots on SCR4010 which is a constitutional amendment creating a stricter residency requirement for state lawmakers. Currently state law only requires that lawmakers live in their districts for 30 days before election day. In the past some

Death By Study For Legislation Requiring Lawmakers To Live In Districts

A “death by study” is a legislative maneuver that effectively kills a bill by turning it into something the Legislature will study as opposed to something that will become law. It’s a way for lawmakers to basically reject something without having necessarily be on the record voting against it. In this instance, lawmakers don’t have

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