Full Statute Name:  Proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide that the tradition of fishing and hunting (Senate Resolution No. 67)

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Primary Citation:  2006 Georgia Amendment 2 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  August, 2014 Date Adopted:  2006
Summary: This Georgia constitutional amendment was presented to voters on the 2006 ballot. The measure preserves the state's tradition of hunting and fishing for the public good. Amendment 2 passed by a margin of 81% to 19%.
Statute Text: 

Senate Resolution No. 67

Resolution Act No. 314

Ga. L. 2005, p. 1533

A RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide that the tradition of fishing and hunting and the taking of fish and wildlife shall be preserved for the people and shall be managed by law and regulation for the public good; to provide for submission of amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA:

SECTION 1.

Article I, Section I of the Constitution is amended by renumbering Paragraph XVIII as Paragraph XXIX and inserting a new Paragraph XXVIII to read as follows:

"Paragraph XXVIII. Fishing and hunting. The tradition of fishing and hunting and the taking of fish and wildlife shall be preserved for the people and shall be managed by law and regulation for the public good."

SECTION 2.

The above proposed amendment to the Constitution shall be published and submitted as provided in Article X, Section I, Paragraph II of the Constitution.

The ballot submitting the above proposed amendment shall have written or printed thereon the following:

"( ) YES

 ( ) NO

Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to provide that the tradition of fishing and hunting and the taking of fish and wildlife shall be preserved for the people and shall be managed by law and regulation for the public good?"

All persons desiring to vote in favor of ratifying the proposed amendment shall vote "Yes." All persons desiring to vote against ratifying the proposed amendment shall vote "No." If such amendment shall be ratified as provided in said Paragraph of the Constitution, it shall become a part of the Constitution of this state.

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