Washington Superior Court Jurisdiction, SJR 113 (1977)

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The Washington Superior Court Jurisdiction Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 113, was on the November 8, 1977 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the legislature to grant district courts jurisdiction over cases involving more than $1,000.[1] The measure amended Section 6 and Section 10 of Article IV of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington SJR 113 (1977)
Approveda Yes 654,082 76.23%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 6 of Article IV and Section 10 of Article IV.

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall the legislature be authorized to grant district courts jurisdiction over cases involving more than $1,000?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1977 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 22, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed August 22, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.