The following very lengthy section of the state constitution is known as the Congressional Term Limits Act of 1996, and it was added to the constitution by initiative and approval by the voters in the 1996 and 1998 elections. This section does not actually limit the terms of members of the U.S. House and Senate, as such state limitations on federal officers were held to be unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court in U.S. Term Limits, Inc. v. Thornton in 1995, that is, prior to the passage of this section. What this section does do is express the voters’ approval...
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