Proposed Constitutional Amendments

Proposed Constitutional Amendment

Proposed Constitutional Amendments

Senate Joint Resolution 1, Senate Joint Resolution 154, Senate Joint Resolution 159, Senate Joint Resolution 178, and Senate Joint Resolution 648 calling for amendments to the Constitution were passed by the 111th General Assembly.

Before the proposed amendments may be submitted to a vote of the people, the amendments must be referred to and passed by two-thirds of the members of both houses of the next General Assembly.

Click the resolution title to read the full text of each proposed amendment. For questions, please call 1-877-850-4959.

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 1

A RESOLUTION to propose an amendment to Article VI, Section 5 of the Constitution of Tennessee, to provide a method to select the Attorney General and Reporter.

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 154

A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to Article II and Article III of the Constitution of Tennessee, relative to the exercise of the powers and duties of the Governor during disability.

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 159

A RESOLUTION to propose an amendment to Article I, Section 33 of the Constitution of Tennessee, to prohibit slavery and involuntary servitude.

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 178

A RESOLUTION to propose an amendment to Article IX of the Constitution of Tennessee, relative to disqualifications.

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 648

A RESOLUTION to propose an amendment to Article XI, of the Constitution of Tennessee, relative to the right to work.