The Washington State Employed Chaplains Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 14, was on the November 4, 1958 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure empowered the legislature to employ a chaplain for custodial, correctional and mental institutions as they deem justified. The measure amended Section 11 of Article I of the Washington Constitution.
| Washington SJR 14 (1958)|
| Yes|| 492,047|| 63.76%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
- See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 11 of Article I
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| Shall Article I, Section 11 of the state constitution as amended by Amendment 4 be further amended to provide that the legislature may authorize the employment by the state of a chaplain for such of the state custodial, correctional and mental institutions as seems justified to the legislature?