The Washington Investment of Retirement Funds Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 5, was on the November 5, 1968 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted the investment of public pension and retirement funds as authorized by law. The measure added Section 1 of Article XXIX to the Washington Constitution.
| Washington SJR 5 (1968)|
| Yes|| 770325|| 72.05%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
- See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 1 of Article XXIX
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Shall the Constitution of the state of Washington be amended by adding a new article and section permitting the moneys of any public pension or retirement fund to be invested in such manner as may be authorized by law?
NEW SECTION. Article XXIX, section 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 5, and 7 of Article VIII and section 9 of Article XII or any other section or article of the Constitution of the state of Washington, the moneys of any public pension or retirement fund may be invested as authorized by law.