HJR 33: Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the lieutenant governor.
00 HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 33 01 Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the 02 lieutenant governor. 03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. Article II, sec. 5, Constitution of the State of Alaska, is amended to read: 05 Section 5. Disqualifications. No legislator may hold any other office or 06 position of profit under the United States or the State. During the term for which 07 elected and for one year thereafter, no legislator may be nominated, elected, or 08 appointed to any other office or position of profit which has been created, or the salary 09 or emoluments of which have been increased, while he was a member. This section 10 shall not prevent any person from seeking or holding the office of governor, 11 lieutenant governor [SECRETARY OF STATE], or member of Congress. This 12 section shall not apply to employment by or election to a constitutional convention. 13 * Sec. 2. Article III, sec. 25, Constitution of the State of Alaska, is amended to read: 14 Section 25. Department Heads. The head of each principal department shall 15 be a single executive unless otherwise provided by law. He shall be appointed by the 16 governor, subject to confirmation by a majority of the members of the legislature in
01 joint session, and shall serve at the pleasure of the governor, except as otherwise 02 provided in this article with respect to the lieutenant governor [SECRETARY OF 03 STATE]. The heads of all principal departments shall be citizens of the United States. 04 * Sec. 3. The amendments proposed by this resolution shall be placed before the voters of 05 the state at the next general election in conformity with art. XIII, sec. 1, Constitution of the 06 State of Alaska, and the election laws of the state.