Washington State Employed Chaplains, SJR 14 (1958)
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)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||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?||”|
- Washington Chaplains for State Penal and Reformatory Institutions, Amendment to Article I Sec. 11 (1904)
- Washington Public Employment of Chaplains, HJR 4200 (1993)
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1958 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- Washington State Constitution
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