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Part Two The Alaska Constitution and Commentary, Art.XIII Amendment and Revision

From: The Alaska State Constitution

Gerald A. McBeath

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 May 2021

Article XIII describes the processes through which the constitution can be amended. There are two ways to propose constitutional amendments. First, the legislature by a two-thirds vote may propose constitutional change, and second, a convention may discuss revision of the constitution and propose changes in it. The convention may be called by the legislature at any time or by the people through the initiative process. A third method of calling a convention is innovative—the automatic placing of the convention call on the ballot every ten years. The legislative...
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