The Ohio Taking Property for Sewer and Water Amendment
, also known as Issue 2
, appeared on the May 8, 1973 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated
This amendment would have permitted state agencies to take property before payment for water and sewage purposes.
| Ohio Issue 2 (May 1973)|
|Yes|| 405,035|| 28.97%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall section 19 of Article I of the Ohio Constitution be amended to permit the taking, before payment, of private property by public agencies for the purpose of constructing and maintaining sanitary sewers and water lines?