Nevada 1996 ballot measures

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There were 17 measures that appeared on the Nevada ballot in 1996. 13 passed, while four were defeated.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Labor Restrictions on the use of money paid to fund and administer the public employees' retirement system Approveda
LRCA Question 2 Law enforcement Provide by law for certain victims' rights Approveda
LRCA Question 3 Initiatives Revise the method of determining the number of signatures required on recall petitions Approveda
LRCA Question 4 Constitutional language Remove a disclaimer of the State's interest in the unappropriated public lands Approveda
LRCA Question 5 Admin of Gov't Authorize the legislative review of regulations of state agencies Approveda
LRCA Question 6 State Budget Exemptions from the state's debt limit also applies to money borrowed to retrofit state buildings Defeatedd
LRCA Question 7 Admin of Gov't State money may be invested in a company, association, or corporation to stimulate economic development Defeatedd
CICA Question 9A Term Limits Establish term limits for state and local elected officials Approveda
CICA Question 9B Term Limits Term limits for Nevada justices and judges Defeatedd
CICA Question 10 Campaign Finance Establish, limit and define campaign contributions Approveda
CICA Question 11 Taxes Require supermajority vote to increase taxes Approveda
BI Question 12 Bond issues $20 million in bonds for erosion control and restoration of natural watercourses in Lake Tahoe Basin Approveda
LRSS Question 13 Taxes Exemption from sales tax for medical equipment Approveda
LRSS Question 14 Taxes Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Items Sold by Nonprofit Organizations Approveda
LRSS Question 15 Taxes Expansion of Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Aircraft Purchased or Used by Carriers Based in Nevada Defeatedd
LRSS Question 16 Taxes Tax increase bills in state legislature must be considered and approved twice Approveda
CICA Question 17 Term limits Establish term limits for U.S. Representatives and U.S. Senators from Nevada Approveda

Key facts

  • There is no Question 8 as it was removed from the ballot following the U.S Supreme Court Decision U.S. Term Limits, Inc. v. Thorton, and Nevada Attorney General Opinion No. 95-17'.[1]

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