Arkansas Rainy Day Fund Amendment (2014)

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The Arkansas Rainy Day fund Amendment, which was introduced in the Arkansas House as House Joint Resolution 1001 did not make the 2014 election ballot as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in the state of Arkansas.[1]


This measure proposed the creation of a Rainy Day Trust Fund and would have set up the specific provisions regarding conditions on which money could be withdrawn and for what the fund money could be used.[1]

Text of measure

The full text of House Joint Resolution 1001 and the constitutional amendment it proposed is available here.

Path to the ballot

See also: Laws governing ballot measures in Arkansas

Senate Joint Resolution 1001 was introduced and sponsored by Rep. Duncan Baird (R-96) on November 21, 2012, and it died in the State Agencies and Government Affairs House Committee on May 17, 2013.[1]

A majority vote is required in both chambers of the Arkansas State Legislature to refer a measure to the ballot. (See Section 22, Article 19, Arkansas Constitution.)

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