Missouri Crime Victim Rights, Amendment 4 (1992)

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The Missouri Crime Victim Rights Amendment, also known as Amendment 4, was on the November 3, 1992 ballot in Missouri as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided crime victims with the right to be informed of and be present at criminal proceedings, the right to restitution, the right to protection from the defendant and the right to be informed of escape or release of the defendant.[1][2]

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Missouri Amendment 4 (1992)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,859,878 85.49%
No315,70214.51%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

The question on the ballot appeared as:[2]

Crime victims to have right to be informed of and be present at criminal proceedings, right to restitution, right to protection from defendant and right to be informed of escape or release of defendant. Cost of this proposal would depend upon enabling legislation and actions of judges. [3]

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