Washington Investment of State Funds, SJR 8208 (1999)

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The Washington Investment of State Funds Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 8208, was on the November 2, 1999 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have removed the investment limitation on the state's emergency reserve fund and allowed the legislature to determine the fund's investment. The measure would have amended Section 1 of Article XXIX of the Washington Constitution.

Election results

Washington SJR 8208 (1999)
Defeatedd No829,63750.95%
Yes 798,756 49.05%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall the state constitution be amended to permit the Emergency Reserve Fund to be invested as the legislature may authorize by law?[2]

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