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Legislative action that proposed this amendment: HJR1 1982 Budget Session

Disposition: This amendment took effect following voter ratification. You may read the resulting 1983 Utah Constitution here.

Amends article 6 section 5

6:5

No person shall be eligible to the office of senator or representative who as of the last date provided by law for filing for the office is not a citizen of the United States, twenty-five years of age, a qualified voter in the district from which he is chosen, a resident for three years of the State, and for six months of the district from which he is elected. No person elected to the office of senator or representative shall continue to serve in that office after ceasing to be a resident of the district from which elected.