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Nebraska 1998 ballot measures

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1996

Nineteen ballot measures were on the Nebraska ballot in 1998, ten on the May 12 primary and nine on the November 3 general.

On the ballot

May 12

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 State legislature Allow state executive officers to reside anywhere in the state Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 State legislature Require legislative committees to hold open meetings and publish certain votes Approveda


LRCA Amendment 3 Law enforcement Eliminate language permitting imprisonment for debt in cases of fraud Approveda


LRCA Amendment 4 Law enforcement Eliminate language allowing the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in certain cases Approveda


LRCA Amendment 5A Direct democracy Require initiative measures to contain only one subject Approveda


LRCA Amendment 5B Direct democracy Require referendum measures to refer to only one act of the Legislature Approveda


LRCA Amendment 6 Admin of Gov't Provide that the lieutenant governor shall no longer be the legislature’s presiding officer Defeatedd


LRCA Amendment 7A Admin of Gov't Eliminate a requirement that session laws be published in book form Approveda


LRCA Amendment 7B Constitution Transfer Constitution Article XVII, Section 6 to to Article III, Section 30 Approveda


LRCA Amendment 7C Constitution Repeal requirement that printed copies of the Constitution be prefixed to books of statutes Approveda


November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Law enforcement No person shall be denied the equal protection of the laws Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2A Taxes Restriction on allocation of proceeds from motor vehicle taxes Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2B Admin of gov't Legislation relating to mergers and consolidations by local governments Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2C Taxes Government-owned property free of taxation to extent that it is used for authorized public purposes Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2D Admin of gov't Repeal constitutional provisions dealing with township organization and towns Defeatedd


LRCA Amendment 3A Judiciary Residence and office requirements changed for justices of the Nebraska Supreme Court Approveda


LRCA Amendment 3B Judiciary Retention of judges of the Nebraska Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Defeatedd


CICA Measure 413 Taxes Limit government spending by limiting future tax revenue increases Defeatedd


CISS Measure 414 Regulations Public Service Commission's rules for setting access charges Defeatedd


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