2010 Arkansas Code
Title 14 - Local Government
Subtitle 3 - Municipal Government
Chapter 42 - Government Of Municipalities Generally
Subchapter 3 - Charters for Cities of the First and Second Class
§ 14-42-304 - Amendments to charter.

14-42-304. Amendments to charter.

(a) Amendments to any charter may be proposed by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the governing body of the municipality or by petition of ten percent (10%) of the qualified electors of the municipality.

(b) The amendment shall be submitted to the qualified electors of the municipality at a regular or special election called in accordance with 7-11-201 et seq.

(c) The proposed amendment shall be published at least one (1) time in some newspaper of general circulation throughout the municipality.

(d) Any amendment approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon shall become a part of the charter at the time fixed in the amendment and shall be certified to the Secretary of State.

(e) Each amendment submitted shall be confined to one (1) subject, and when more than one (1) amendment shall be submitted at the same time, they shall be so submitted as to enable the voters to vote on each amendment separately.

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