The Ohio Rules of Court Procedure Amendment
, also known as Issue 5
, appeared on the May 8, 1973 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated
This amendment would have allowed the General Assembly
to amend court practices and procedures set by the state Supreme Court
| Ohio Issue 5 (May 1973)|
|Yes|| 580,106|| 46.06%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| Shall Section 5 of Article IV of the Ohio Constitution be amended to permit the general assembly to adopt, by concurrent resolution, amendments to the rules governing practice and procedure in all courts of the state, which rules have been prescribed by the Supreme Court?