Arizona Legislative Approval of Nuclear Facilities Statute, Proposition 200 (1976)

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Arizona Legislative Approval of Nuclear Facilities Statute, also known as Proposition 200, was on the November 2, 1976 election ballot in Arizona as an initiated state statute. It was defeated.[1]

Proposition 200 would have required legislative approval for the construction of proposed nuclear plants.

See Energy policy in Arizona for a full explanation of energy policy across the state.

Election results

Proposition 200
Defeatedd No487,79560.1%
Yes 207,639 29.9%
These results are from the Arizona elections department 1976 voter pamphlet.

Text of measure

Official title

An act proposed by initiative petition to require legislative approval of any nuclear facility certified by the Arizona Power Plant and Transmission Line Siting Committee; allowing nuclear facilities to be built when the effectiveness of safety systems is demonstrated through testing, the question of waste storage is answered and current federal limits on financial liability are removed and full compensation assured.[1][2]

Full text

The full text of the legislation proposed by this proposition is available here.

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Arguments in favor of this measure can be found here.


Arguments in opposition to this measure can be found here.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Secretary of State 1976 Voter Pamphlet, accessed January 3, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.