Missouri Increasing General Assembly Salary, Issue 1 (1930)

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The Missouri Increasing General Assembly Salary Amendment, also known as Issue 1, was on the November 4, 1930 ballot in Missouri as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.[1]

The measure increased the compensation for members of the general assembly to ten dollars per day for the first fifty days of special sessions and for the first one hundred days of regular sessions with no compensation thereafter.[2]

Election results

Missouri Issue 1 (1930)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No376,23363.23%
Yes 218,812 36.77%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional amendment repealing Section 19, 29, and 41, Article IV, Missouri Constitution, and enacting in lieu thereof three new sections increasing compensation of members of General Assembly to ten dollars per day for the first fifty days of special sessions and for the first one hundred days of regular sessions with no compensation thereafter. Fixing compensation and expense of committees of both Houses. Limiting the number of employees of either House of the General Assembly. Providing for the incorporation in a pending bill by printing therein, before passage, all amendments thereto adopted by either House. Providing a revision program for 1939 and every ten years thereafter.[3]

Chillicothe Constitution, http://chillicothe.newspaperarchive.com/chillicothe-constitution-tribune/1930-10-27/page-4/?tag=constitutional+amendment&rtserp=tags/constitutional-amendment?pc=5230&psi=58&pci=7&pt=17060&ndt=bd&py=1930&pey=1930

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