Arizona Trust Land Exchange Amendment, Proposition 101 (1994)
The Arizona Trust Land Exchange Amendment, also known as Proposition 101 and Senate Concurrent Resolution 1009, was on the November 8, 1994 ballot in Arizona as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. It was defeated.
|Arizona Proposition 101 (1994)|
Official results via: Arizona Secretary of State
Text of measure
The text of the ballot read:
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Senate Concurrent Resolution 1009
Amending Arizona Constitution to allow the state to exchange state trust land for public or private land for certain purposes, after public notice, provided the state receives land of equal or greater appraised value.
Be it resolved by the Senate of the State of Arizona, the House of Representatives concurring:
Note: Deleted language is crossed out, added language is capitalized.
- Arizona Education Association
- Arizona School Boards Association
- Arizona Cotton Growers
- Arizona Mining Association
- Arizona Farm Bureau
- Arizona Cattle Growers' Association
- The Nature Conservancy
- Arizona Tax Research Association
Arguments in favor of the amendment included:
- The proposition will allow the flexibility to protect environmentally sensitive land.
- If the State Land Department can trade for more valuable land, more money will go to the primary beneficiary of the eventual land sales, Arizona public schools.
Those in opposition included:
- Former State Representative John Kromko
Arguments against the amendment included:
- The proposition would eliminate competition from state property transfers.
Path to the ballot
Proposition 101 was placed on the ballot by SCR 1009. House votes:
- Ayes - 58
- Nays - 0
- Not Voting - 2
- Ayes - 29
- Nays - 0
- Not Voting - 1