The Ohio Funding for Rail Transportation Amendment
, also known as Issue 2
, appeared on the June 8, 1976 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated
This amendment would have provided funds for the construction of rail transportation services.
| Ohio Issue 2 (1976)|
|Yes|| 775,697|| 44.86%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To adopt section 14 of Article VIII, Ohio Constitution
To authorize the state, local governments, and regional transportation authorities to lend their aid and credit to federal corporations such as Amtrak and Conrail, and to an agency of the state to provide rail transportation service within the state.
The general assembly is authorized to provide property tax reductions for property used to provide rail transportation service and to reimburse local governments for the revenue lost as a result of such tax reduction.
Tax monies may not be used for the repayment of any debt incurred for these purposes.
Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?