First, be written only by those elected to the legislative branch of governments,
Second, be clearly compliant with the authority given to that legislative body, under the United States Constitution and relevant state constitutions,
Third, be specifically written to address a single issue, and
Fourth, receive acceptance by a majority of all the officials elected to each of the legislative branches, by public and recorded votes, and it must be approved by the elected executive.
Fifth, be equally enjoining to all persons who are citizens of or residents within the geography of the legislative body.