1983 ballot measures

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See also: Alabama 1983 ballot measures


See also: Alaska 1983 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Bond Question A Veterans $500 million in bonds for residential mortgages for veterans Approveda


See also: Maine 1983 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Initiative 1 Hunt & Fish Repeals state moose hunting season Defeatedd
BI Bond Issue 2 Bonds Issues $720,000 to make county courthouses handicap accessible Approveda
BI Bond Issue 3 Transportation Issues $24.6 million in bonds for bridge and highway improvements Approveda
BI Bond Issue 4 Bonds Issues $21,094,000 in bonds for several state and municipality facilities projects Defeatedd
BI Bond Issue 5 Development Issues $11,875,000 in bonds for a variety of economic development projects Approveda
LRCA Constitutional Amendment 6 Taxes Allows a property tax exemption for watercraft without reimbursement of municipalities Defeatedd
LRCA Constitutional Amendment 7 Gov't Finance Requires two-thirds vote of legislature for expenditures of principle of Mining Excise Tax Trust Fund Approveda
LRCA Constitutional Amendment 8 Resources Changes municipal property tax loss reimbursement provisions including exemptions or credits for unextracted minerals Approveda

New Jersey

See also: New Jersey 1983 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
Question 1
Question 2
Question 3
Question 4
Question 5
Question 6
Question 7
Question 8


See also: Ohio 1983 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Issue 1 Alcohol Sets the minimum drinking age for beer at 21 Defeatedd
CICA Issue 2 Taxes Requires a 3/5ths majority of the General Assembly to raise taxes Defeatedd
CICA Issue 3 Taxes Repeals all taxes passed since 1982 Defeatedd


See also: Texas 1983 ballot measures

Referrals - regular session:
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop 1 Admin of gov't Fewer justice of the peace and constable precincts in counties with a population less than 30,000. Approveda
LRCA Prop 2 Housing Replacing the limitation on the value of an urban homestead. Approveda
LRCA Prop 4 Admin of gov't Statutory provisions for succesion of office and suspension of constitutional rulles during enemy attack. Approveda
LRCA Prop 5 Education Use of the permanent school fund to guarantee bonds issued by school districts. Approveda
LRCA Prop 6 Law enforcement Remedies to enforce child support payment. Approveda
LRCA Prop 7 Veterans Issuance of bonds to finance the Veterans' Land Program and the Veterans' Housing Assistance Program. Approveda
LRCA Prop 8 Taxes Property tax exemption for certain veterans and fraternal organizations. Defeatedd
LRCA Prop 9 Judiciary Assigning judges of statutory probate courts to other statutory county courts. Approveda
LRCA Prop 10 Spending Relocating or replacing sanitation sewer laterals on private property. Approveda
LRCA Prop 11 Judiciary Changing Board of Pardons and Paroles to a statutory agency. Approveda
Referrals - 2nd session
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prop 3 Business Regulation Advancement of food and fiber production and marketing. Approveda


See also: Washington 1983 ballot measures

November 8
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA SJR 103 Redistricting Establishes an independent redistricting commission Approveda
LRCA SJR 105 Property Increases the maximum term for state harbor leases from thirty to fifty-five years Defeatedd
LRCA SJR 112 Energy Expands energy conservation funds and credits to any individual, association or corporation Defeatedd


See also: Wisconsin 1983 ballot measures

April 5
Type Title Subject Description Result
AQ Question 1 Nuclear issues Asks if voters support the construction of a high-level radioactive waste disposal site in Wisconsin Defeatedd