INITIATIVE PETITION BILL LANGUAGE
by Petition Sponsors

Petition ID: 03INDP
AN ACT REQUIRING THE STATE OF ALASKA TO VOTE ON OBTAINING ALASKAN INDEPEDENCE, IF LEGALLY POSSIBLE, OR TO SEEK CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW AND CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS TO AUTHORIZE, AND THEN OBTAIN, INDEPENDENCE.

Posted 04/14/03

Proposed Bill:


AN ACT REQUIRING THE STATE OF ALASKA TO VOTE ON OBTAINING ALASKAN INDEPEDENCE, IF LEGALLY POSSIBLE, OR TO SEEK CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW AND CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS TO AUTHORIZE, AND THEN OBTAIN, INDEPENDENCE


Be it enacted by the people of the State of Alaska:

Section 1. At the next regular general election, the following question shall be presented to the voters of the State of Alaska for approval or rejection:


  "Shall the State of Alaska obtain independence from the United States of America, and become an independent nation, if such independence is legally possible, and if such independence is not legally possible under present law, shall the State of Alaska seek changes in existing law and Constitutional provisions to authorize such independence, and then obtain independence?"

Section 2. If this question is not answered affirmatively, then this question shall be placed before the voters of Alaska every ten years in the future.

Section 3. Severability.

The provisions of this Act are independent and severable, and if any provision of this Act, or the applicability of any provision to any person or circumstance, shall be held to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of this Act shall not be affected, and shall be given effect to the fullest extent practicable.

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