Tennessee Fine Limits, Amendment 2 (2002)
Note: Although Amendment 2 received a majority of the vote cast for or against it, it failed to receive affirmative votes equal to 50% of the gubernatorial vote (a requirement for passing constitutional amendments in Tennessee). The threshold for passage in 2002 was 826,584 votes.
|Tennessee Fine Limits, Amendment 2 (2002)|
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
Constitution Amendment #2
Shall the Tennessee Constitution be amended by deleting Article VI, Section 14, in its entirety and by substituting instead the following:
- Sec. 14. The General Assembly shall prescribe the maximum fine that, absent waiver, may be assessed without a jury.
- Yes ( )
- No ( )
Amendment 2 would have replaced Article VI, Section 14 of the Tennessee Constitution.
- Election Results by County, Constitutional Amendments
- National Conference of State Legislatures Ballot Measures Database