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Arizona Public Service Corporation Amendment, Proposition 105 (1972)

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Arizona Public Service Corporation Amendment, also known as Proposition 105, was on the November 7, 1972 election ballot in Arizona as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. It was defeated.[1]

Proposition 105 abolished the Corporation Commission, provided for Utilities Commission, defined public service corporation and other terms.

Election results

Proposition 105
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No283,18756.6%
Yes 216,886 43.4%
These results are from the Arizona elections department 1972 voter pamphlet.

Text of measure

Official title

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA RELATING TO CORPORATIONS; ABOLISHING THE CORPORATION COMMISSION; PROVIDING FORA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION; 'DEFINING PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATIONS; DEFINING COMMON CARRIERS; PRESCRIBING POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMIS­SION; PROVIDING FOR RIGHT TO CONNECT OR INTERSECT LINES OF TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATION; PROVIDING FOR THE FILING OF NEW RATE SCHEDULES AND RELATED INFORMA­TION; PRESCRIBING THE VALUE OF PROPERTY AND RATE OF RE­TURN OF PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATIONS; PROVIDING FOR A CONTINUATION OF EXISTING RIGHTS; PROVIDING FOR APPEALS TO COURTS; REPEALING ARTICLE 14, SECTIONS 8 AND 17, CON­STITUTION OF ARIZONA; REPEALING ARTICLE 15, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA AND AMENDING THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA[1][2]

Descriptive title

Amendment abolishing Corporation Commission; providing for Public Utilities Commission; changing method of valuing, fixing return upon utility property; pro­viding for filing new schedules and information; defining common carriers, public service corporations; providing for regulation; providing for appeals; repealing Article Fifteen, Fourteen, sections eight and seventeen; adding new Article Fifteen. If you favor the above law, vote YES; if opposed, vote NO.[1][2]

Full text

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Opposition

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Secretary of State 1972 voter pamphlet, accessed January 3, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.