Alabama Amendment Appropriation of Funds, 7 (1998)

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Alabama Amendment 7 was on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in Alabama as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1]

Election results

Appropriation of Funds
Approveda Yes 578,522 66.2%

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The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama, to provide that no general, special, or local law, or state executive order, rule, or regulation, whose purpose or effect is to provide an unfunded mandate for the expenditure of revenue held or disbursed by the governing body of a municipality or county, or an instrumentality thereof, shall take effect unless approved by ordinance or resolution of the local governing body or until and as long as the Legislature appropriates funds for the purpose to the affected local government or until a law provides for a local source of revenue within the municipality, county, or instrumentality for the purpose.

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