Washington Handicapped Persons Fund, Referendum 37 (1979)

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The Washington Handicapped Persons Fund Bill, also known as Referendum Bill 37, was on the November 6, 1979 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure authorized $25 million in state general obligation bonds for facilities aiding mentally and physically disabled people.[1]

Election results

Referendum Bill 37 (1979)
Approveda Yes 576,882 66.83%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall $25 million in state general obligation bonds be authorized for facilities to train, rehabilitate and care for handicapped persons?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1979 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 21, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.