Ohio Wrongful Death Damages, Amendment 5 (September 1912)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Voting on Tort Law
State judiciary.jpg
Ballot Measures
By state
By year
Not on ballot
Ohio Constitution
Seal of Ohio.svg.png

The Ohio Wrongful Death Damages Amendment, also known as Amendment 5, was on the September 3, 1912 ballot in Ohio as a constitutional convention referral, where it was approved. The measure prohibited limiting damages in wrongful death suits.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 5 (September 1912)
Approveda Yes 355,605 64.56%

Official results via: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library

Text of measure

Ballot title

The ballot title read as follows:[4]

Article I, Section 19a.

Damage for Wrongful Death. [5]

Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Article I, Section 19a of the Ohio Constitution.

See also

Suggest a link

External links


BallotMeasureFinal badge.png
This historical ballot measure article requires that the text of the measure be added to the page.