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Ballot question on

special legislative sessions opposed

Please examine Question 1 on the 2012 ballot closely. This is the question that asks voters to approve a Nevada Constitution amendment to allow the Legislature to convene a special session outside their regular 120 day session.

Yes, the special session is limited to 20 calendar days, but there is no limit to the number of special sessions that could be convened. Yes, the amendment specifies "extraordinary occasions," but such circumstances includes not only matters of impeachment but also allows the Legislature to reconsider bills vetoed by the governor.

Yes, this bill requires …

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