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 Chapter 116 Initiative and Referendum 
116.010   Definitions. (8/28/1997)
116.020   Application of laws. (1/1/1981)
116.025   Attorney general sent fair ballot language, when — statement posted at polling place. (8/28/2003)
116.030   Referendum petition, form — clerical and technical errors to be disregarded, penalties for false signature. (11/4/2014)
116.040   Initiative petition for law or constitutional amendment, form — clerical and technical errors to be disregarded, penalties for false signature. (11/4/2014)
116.050   Initiative and referendum petitions, requirements. (8/28/1997)
116.060   Initiative and referendum petitions, who may sign — residents of one county only on a designated page. (6/16/1999)
116.070   Petitioner may sign by mark, procedure. (1/1/1981)
116.080   Qualifications of circulator — affidavit, notarization, penalty. (11/4/2014)
116.090   Petition signature fraud, penalty. (8/28/2013)
116.100   Filing of petition, procedure. (6/16/1999)
116.110   Signature may be withdrawn, when, how, effect, penalty. (6/16/1999)
116.115   Withdrawal of petition, when — vacation of official ballot title, when. (11/4/2014)
116.120   Secretary of state to determine sufficiency of form and compliance — invalid signatures not counted — signatures may be verified by random sampling, procedure and requirements. (6/16/1999)
116.130   Election authorities may be requested to verify signatures either by random sampling or checking signatures, when, how. (8/28/2003)
116.140   Secretary of state's authority not to count forged or fraudulent signatures. (6/6/1988)
116.150   Secretary of state to issue certificate of sufficiency of petition, when — if insufficient, certificate to state reasons. (6/16/1999)
116.153   Hearing to take public comments — joint committee on legislative research to provide summary to secretary of state, posting on website. (11/4/2014)
116.155   Official summaries and fiscal notes may be included in ballot measures, summary to be official ballot title if included. (6/16/1999)
116.160   Summary statement to be provided by the secretary of state if summary not provided by general assembly — content. (6/16/1999)
116.170   Fiscal note and fiscal note summary to be provided by state auditor if not provided by general assembly. (6/16/1999)
116.175   Fiscal impact of proposed measure — fiscal note, fiscal note summary, requirements — return of fiscal note for revision, when. (8/28/2003)
116.180   Copies of ballot title, fiscal note and fiscal note summary to designated persons, when — ballot title to be affixed to petition, when. (6/16/1999)
116.185   Identical ballot titles may be changed, how. (8/28/1999)
116.190   Ballot title may be challenged, procedure — who are parties defendant — changes may be made by court — appeal to supreme court, when. (8/28/2015)
116.195   Costs of court-ordered ballot title change to be paid by the state. (8/28/1999)
116.200   Secretary of state's decision as to sufficiency of petition may be reversed, procedure — appeal. (1/1/1981)
116.210   Numbering of proposed constitutional amendments. (1/1/1981)
116.220   Labeling of initiative and referendum measures. (6/16/1999)
116.230   Sample ballots to be prepared, form. (8/28/1985)
116.240   Certification to election authorities of notice to be published — contents. (8/28/1997)
116.250   Publication of legal notice. (1/1/1981)
116.260   Newspapers for publication of text of measures to be designated — measures to be published, how. (8/28/1997)
116.270   Publications fund created — payments from fund for what, how made. (1/1/1981)
116.280   Paper ballots for statewide measures, form. (1/1/1981)
116.290   Printing of copies of statewide measures — to be posted at polling places — distribution, exception. (8/28/1983)
116.300   Challengers and watchers at polling places, how designated. (1/1/1981)
116.310   Time limited for designating challengers and watchers for polling places and counting locations — effect of failure to designate by prescribed time. (1/1/1981)
116.320   Adoption of measure, vote required — effect of approval of conflicting measures. (1/1/1981)
116.330   Board of canvassers or governor to issue statement. (1/1/1981)
116.332   Petitions for constitutional amendments, statutory initiative or referendum, requirements, procedure. (11/4/2014)
116.334   Petition approval required, procedure to obtain petition title or summary statement — rejection or approval of petition, procedure — circulation of petition prior to approval, effect — signatures, deadline for filing. (11/4/2014)
116.340   Publication of approved measures. (1/1/1981)
 - Cross References
Ordinances by initiative and referendum, cities third class, manager form, 78.573, 78.575
Regulation of conflicts of interest, financial disclosure, and lobbying, 105.450 to 105.496
State actions, public officials not to compromise or settle in conflict with Chapters 115 to 128, 1.185

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