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Washington 911 Emergency Phone Service Tax, Referendum 42 (1991)

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The Washington 911 Emergency Phone Tax Bill, also known as Referendum 42, was on the November 5, 1991 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure funded an enhanced emergency telephone dialing system through a tax on telephone lines.[1]

Election results

Washington Referendum 42 (1991)
Approveda Yes 901,854 61.14%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall enhanced 911 emergency telephone dialing be provided throughout the state and be funded by a tax on telephone lines?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1991 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 28, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.