The Maine State Facilities Repairs, Improvements and Asbestos Removal Bond Issue, also known as Question 7, was on the November 3, 1987 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was defeated. The measure would have issued $8 million in bonds for capital repairs and improvements to state facilities, as well as the removal of asbestos from state facilities.
In 1986, $6 million in bonds was issued to identify and correct asbestos problems in state facilities.
On the same ballot, another measure regarding asbestos was approved. The measure issued $6 million in bonds for the detection and removal of asbestos hazards in state facilities and public schools. In 1989, another legislatively-referred bond question issued $12 million in bonds for the detection and removal of asbestos and other health-related indoor air quality hazards in state facilities and public schools, as well as the removal of hazardous chemicals from public schools.
| Maine Question 7 (1987)|
|Yes|| 147,300|| 38.61%|
Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Do you favor a $8,000,000 bond issue for capital repairs and improvements to state facilities and the removal of asbestos from state facilities?
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 25, 2014
- ↑ Bangor Daily News, "State of Maine Special Election November 3, 1987: Important Notice to All Voters of the State of Maine," October 27, 1987
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Laws of the State of Maine as Passed by the One Hundred and Thirteenth Legislature, "Private and Special Laws, Chapter 61," accessed April 25, 2014
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.