Elections | Initiatives - 35 Mississippi Citizen Act


SPONSOR:Mr. Carlos Jackson, 108 Addison Way, Canton, MS 39046

SUBJECT MATTER:Mississippi Citizen Act

BALLOT TITLE:Should the right to directly propose legislation, and file court complaints against law enforcement officers, be put into the Constitution?

BALLOT SUMMARY:Initiative #35 would amend the Mississippi Constitution to allow citizens to introduce ideas directly to the legislature without being sponsored by a legislator, would provide that persons may file a complaint in court against law enforcement officers who may be fined and suspended for misconduct, and would provide that judges, prosecutors or attorneys who engage in certain unlawful or improper conduct may be fined, suspended from the practice of law, and disbarred.

ORIGINAL FILING:March 16, 2011