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The Initiative 

AMENDING ARTICLE XXV, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA;

RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO WORK TOGETHER AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Arizona:

Section 1. Article XXV, Constitution of Arizona, is amended to read: 


Sec. 2. Severability


The People of Arizona declare their intention that the provisions of this Constitutional Amendment are severable.  If any provision of this Constitutional Amendment is held to be invalid for any reason by a court, the remaining provisions of this Amendment will be severed from the void portion and given the fullest possible force and application.


Sec. 3. Conflict with federal law


This amendment shall not be interpreted or applied so as to create any power or duty in conflict with federal law.


Sec. 4 Savings Clause


This amendment applies only prospectively and does not affect any contracts entered into before the effective date of the amendment.


Sec. 5. Legal Defense  


The People of Arizona desire that this Constitutional Amendment be defended if it is challenged in court.  They therefore declare that the political committee registered to circulate petitions in support of this Constitutional Amendment, or any of its members shall have standing to defend this Constitutional Amendment on behalf of and as the agent of the People of Arizona in any legal action brought to challenge the validity of this Constitutional Amendment or any of its provisions.


Sec 6. Short Title


This Constitutional Amendment shall be known as the “Arizona Works Together Act”.

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