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Legislative action that proposed this amendment: HJR8 1998 General Session

Disposition: This amendment took effect following voter ratification. You may read the resulting 1999 Utah Constitution here.

Amends article 6 section 5

6:5

No person shall be eligible to the office of senator or representative who is not: a citizen of the United States; twenty-five years of age; a qualified voter in the district from which the person is chosen; a resident of the state for three consecutive years immediately prior to the last date provided by statute for filling for the office; and a resident of the district from which the person is elected for six consecutive months immediately prior to the last date provided by statute for filing for the office. 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.