The Ohio Worker's Compensation Provided by Private Insurers Amendment
, also known as Issue 1
, was on the November 3, 1981 ballot
as an initiated constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated
This amendment would have allowed private insurance companies to sell worker's compensation insurance.
| Ohio Issue 1 (1981)|
|Yes|| 572,227|| 20.91%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To amend Section 35 of Article II of the Constitution of the State of Ohio
Presently, protection is afforded injured workers through the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and the Industrial Commission.
If adopted, this amendment shall take effect on January 1, 1983.
This proposed amendment would change the existing Ohio workers’ compensation system by requiring the general assembly to pass laws also permitting insurance companies to sell workers compensation coverage in Ohio at rates determined by those insurance companies under the regulation of the Ohio Department of Insurance.
Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Ohio 1981 ballot measures and election results," accessed July 31, 2013
- ↑ Daily Times, "Ballot Language, Arguments, and Full Texts of Amendments to the Ohio Constitution Proposed by Initiative Petitions to be Submitted to the Voters at the General Elections, November 3, 1981," October 19, 1981
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.