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Ohio Bonus for Korean War Veterans, Amendment 1 (1956)

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The Ohio Bonus for Korean War Veterans Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 6, 1956 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the payment of a bonus to veterans and survivors of veterans of the Korean War.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (1956)
Approveda Yes 2,202,510 71.24%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

To amend Article VIII of the Constitution of the state of Ohio to provide for payment of compensation by the state of Ohio to certain of its residents who shall have served in the armed services of United States during the Korean conflict, or to certain of their survivors, and to issue bonds of the state of Ohio, the face value of which shall not exceed $30,000,000, to provide the funds therefor, not to exceed $400 for each veteran and to transfer money from the fund created by section 2b of Article VIII of the Ohio Constitution.


Constitutional changes

The measure amended Section 2b of Article VIII of the Ohio Constitution.

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