SCR 10 | 30th Legislature, First Regular Session (1971)
A Concurrent Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Arizona amending the definition of public service corporation to include private sewage disposal corporations and cable television corporations
Role of Senator O'Connor: Co-sponsor
Signed into law: April 16, 1971
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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 10
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATIONS; AMENDING THE DEFINITION OF PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION TO INCLUDE PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL CORPORATIONS, AND AMENDING ARTICLE 15, SECTION 2, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA.
Be it resolved by the Senate of the State of Arizona, the House of Representatives concurring:
l. The following amendment of article 15, section 2, Constitution of Arizona, is proposed, to become valid when approved by a majority of the qualified electors voting thereon and upon proclamation of the governor:
2. " PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATIONS" DEFINED Section 2. All corporations other than municipal engaged in carrying persons or property for hire; or in furnishing gas, oil, or electricity for light, fuel, or power; or in furnishing water for irrigation, fire protection, or other public purposes; or in furnishing, for profit, hot or cold air or steam for heating or cooling purposes; OR IN FURNISHING SEWAGE DISPOSAL SERVICE; or in transmitting messages or furnishing public telegraph or telephone service, and all corporations other than municipal, operating as common carriers, shall be deemed public service corporations.
2. The proposed amendment (approved by a majority of the members elected to each house of the legislature, and entered upon the respective journals thereof, together with the ayes and nays there on) shall be by the secretary of state submitted to the qualified electors at the next regular general election ( or at a special election called for that purpose), as provided by article 21, Constitution of Arizona.
Passed the House May 5, 1971 by the following vote: 53 Ayes,
0 Nays, 7 Not Voting.
Passed the Senate May 10, 1971 by the following vote: 18 Ayes,
12 Nays, 0 Not Voting.
Filed in the Office of the Secretary of State - May 10, 1971
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