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Washington Water Pollution Control Bonds, Referendum 23 (1970)

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The Washington Water Pollution Control Bonds Bill, also known as Referendum 23, was on the November 3, 1970 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure extended the previous authorization of $25 million in bonds for the construction and improvement of water pollution control facilities.[1]

Election results

Referendum 23 (1970)
Approveda Yes 581,819 58.37%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An act amending the law approved by the voters in 1968 which authorized the sale of $25,000,000 in bonds for aid in the construction and improvement of water pollution control facilities; deleting the requirement in the original act that these bonds be sold prior to January 1, 1971; removing the 6% maximum interest rate payable on said bonds and substituting therefore a provision that the state finance committee shall fix the maximum interest rate.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1970 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 26, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.