Michigan Disablity Language Amendment, Proposal A (1998)
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The Michigan Disability Language Amendment, also known as Proposal A, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment was on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in Michigan, where it was approved.
The proposal sought to change the wording of Handicapped to Disabled in the Michigan State Constitution.
|Proposal A (Disability Language)|
Official results via: The Michigan Secretary of the State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
The proposed constitutional amendment would change the word "handicapped" to "disabled" in Article VIII, Section 8, of the State Constitution. That article currently reads: "Institutions, programs and services for the care, treatment, education or rehabilitation of those inhabitants who are physically, mentally or otherwise seriously handicapped shall always be fostered and supported."
- 1998 Ballot Measure Election Results via The Michigan Secretary of the State
- List of Michigan constitutional amendment votes from 1966-2008
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