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     § 6.   Legislative terms of office--Compensation--Regular sessions. The terms of office of the members of the Legislature shall be two years; they shall receive for their services the salary fixed by law under the provisions of § 2 of article XXI of this Constitution, and five cents for every mile of necessary travel in going to and returning from the place of meeting of the Legislature on the most usual route.
     No person may serve more than four consecutive terms or a total of eight consecutive years in the senate and more than four consecutive terms or a total of eight consecutive years in the house of representatives. However, this restriction does not apply to partial terms to which a legislator may be appointed.
     A regular session of the Legislature shall be held each year and shall not exceed forty legislative days, excluding Sundays, holidays and legislative recess, except in cases of impeachment, and members of the Legislature shall receive no other pay or perquisites except salary and mileage.

History: Amendment proposed by SL 1891, ch 36, approved Nov., 1892. Amendment proposed by SL 1913, ch 129, rejected Nov., 1914. Amendment proposed by SL 1961, ch 296, approved Nov. 6, 1962. Amendment proposed by SL 1974, ch 1, rejected Nov. 5, 1974. Amendment proposed by SL 1975, ch 2, as amended by SL 1976, ch 1, rejected Nov. 2, 1976. Amendment proposed by SL 1978, ch 3, rejected Nov. 7, 1978. Amendment proposed by SL 1980, ch 4, approved Nov. 4, 1980. Initiated amendment, approved November 3, 1992. Amendment proposed by SL 2006, ch 1, § 3, rejected Nov. 7, 2006. Amendment proposed by SL 2008, ch 2, § 2, rejected Nov. 4, 2008. Amendment proposed by SL 2008, ch 3, § 2, approved Nov. 4, 2008. Amendment proposed by SL 2008, ch 4, § 2, rejected Nov. 4, 2008. Amendment proposed by SL 2012, ch 265, § 2, rejected Nov. 6, 2012.


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