2000 ballot measures

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2001
1999

204 statewide ballot measures were on the 2000 ballot in 42 states. The state with the highest total number of ballot measures, both citizen initiatives and legislative referrals, was Oregon, with 26 measures.

Alabama

See also: Alabama 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Bond issues To establish the County and Municipal Government Capital Improvement Trust Fund. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Marriage Repeal a provision in the Alabama Constitution that prohibited interracial marriages. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 3 Admin. of gov't Incorporated municipalities receive a minimum of 10 percent of the trust income from the Alabama Trust Fund. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 4 Tax reform No district ad valorem tax shall be voted upon except those levying countywide ad valorem tax. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 5 Admin. of gov't Board of Trustees of Auburn University shall be composed of one member from each congressional district. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 6 Admin. of gov't Phase out the supernumerary system for certain election public officials. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 7 Admin. of gov't Phase out the supernumerary system for certain public officials. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 8 Tax increase Require the county commission to levy an additional ad valorem tax for fire protection. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 9 Judicial reform Authorize the Legislature to fix, alter, and regulate court costs in the county. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 10 Admin. of gov't Phase out the supernumerary system for certain elected public officials. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 11 Gambling Authorizing the operation of bingo games by nonprofit organizations for charitable purposes. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 12 Admin. of gov't Allow elected officials to participate in the Employees' Retirement System. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 13 Admin. of gov't Allow elected officials to participate in the Employees' Retirement System. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 14 Tax increase Authorize the Winston County Commission to levy a three-mill ad valorem tax Approveda


Alaska

See also: Alaska 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Hunting Prohibit using the initiative process to make laws regarding wildlife Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 2 Single-subject rule Proposed amendments to the Alaska Constitution can only consider one subject Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 3 Administration Establish a public corporation to manage the Alaskan permanent fund Defeatedd


IndISS Measure 4 Taxes Set value of property at its assessment on January 1st of the first year the bill is in effect Defeatedd


IndISS Measure 5 Drug Policy Reform Re-legalize hemp and marijuana Defeatedd


VR Measure 6 Hunting Hunters allowed to use airplanes to land, shoot wolves on day they fly. Approveda


Arizona

See also: Arizona 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 100 Environment Allow some state trust land and trust land income to be used for additional purposes. Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 101 Gov't Modernize certain out-of-date language including references to people with disabilities. Approveda


LRCA Proposition 102 Hunting Manage wildlife in the public trust to assure the continued existence of wildlife populations. Defeatedd


LRCA Proposition 103 Term limits Expand the Corporation Commission to five members and to change the term of office. Approveda


LRCA Proposition 104 Tax Allowing the value of the primary residence of qualifying owners to remain at a fixed amount. Approveda


LRCA Proposition 105 Tax reform Subject to property tax unless there is an exemption from the tax under federal law. Approveda


CICA Proposition 106 Gov't Establish an appointed Redistricting Commission to redraw the boundaries for legislative districts. Approveda


CICA Proposition 108 Business Allow telephone companies that provide local service to set their own rates and charges. Defeatedd


CISS Proposition 200 Tobacco State to deposit money it receives from settlement in a "Healthy Children, Healthy Families Fund". Approveda


CISS Proposition 202 Gov't Change existing growth management statutes to add additional requirements. Defeatedd


CISS Proposition 203 English Change the bilingual law to require classes be taught in English except "English Learners." Approveda


CISS Proposition 204 Tobacco State to deposit money recieved from tobacco settlement in the "Arizona Tobacco Litigation settlement fund." Approveda


CR Proposition 300 Gov't Increase the salary of members of the Arizona State Legislature. Defeatedd


VR Proposition 301 Tax Authorize issuance of up to $800 million of new school improvement revenue bonds. Approveda


Arkansas

See also: Arkansas 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Bond issues Cities and counties to form redevelopment districts and to issue bonds for redevelopment projects. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Property tax Limits the increase in the assessed value of a taxpayer’s real property for property tax. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 3 Judicial reform Specifying that judges be elected via nonpartisan election. Approveda


CICA Amendment 5 Gambling Establishes a statewide lottery, authorizes charitable bingo and casino gaming. Defeatedd


CISS Initiated Act 1 Tobacco Create Tobacco Settlement Cash Holding Fund. Approveda


California

See also: California 2000 ballot propositions

March 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 1A Gambling Gambling on tribal lands Approveda


LBM Proposition 12 Bonds $2.1 billion in bonds for water projects, forest and open space acquisition Approveda


LBM Proposition 13 Bonds $1.97 billion in bonds for water projects Approveda


LBM Proposition 14 Bonds $350 million in bonds for libraries and literacy programs Approveda


LBM Proposition 15 Bonds $220 million in bonds for Hertzberg-Polanco crime labs construction Defeatedd


LBM Proposition 16 Bonds $50 million in bonds for veterans Approveda


LRCA Proposition 17 Gambling Non-profits allowed to conduct lotteries and charitable raffles Approveda


LRSS Proposition 18 Law enforcement Special circumstances where no possibility of parole is available for murder convictions Approveda


LRSS Proposition 19 Law enforcement Extend who is defined as a police officer for special circumstance murder trials Approveda


LRSS Proposition 20 Gambling Part of California state lottery proceeds for textbooks Approveda


CISS Proposition 21 Law enforcement Juvenile crime treatment provisions Approveda


CISS Proposition 22 Marriage Limit on marriages Approveda


CISS Proposition 23 Elections "None of the Above" ballot option Defeatedd


Prop 24 Removed from ballot by the California Supreme Court
CISS Proposition 25 Elections and campaigns Campaign contribution and spending limits Defeatedd


CICA Proposition 26 Education Allow local school bonds to be approved by majority, rather than supermajority, vote Defeatedd


CISS Proposition 27 Term limits Declaration of position on term limits to appear on ballot Defeatedd


CISS Proposition 28 Taxes Repeal "First Five" tobacco surtax Defeatedd


VR Proposition 29 Gambling 1998 Indian gaming compacts Approveda


VR Proposition 30 Business regulation Insurance claims practices, civil remedies Defeatedd


VR Proposition 31 Business regulation Limits on third-party claimant lawsuits in insurance proceedings Defeatedd


November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LBM Proposition 32 Bonds Veterans' bond act ($500 million) Approveda


LRCA Proposition 33 State legislature Legislative participation in retirement system Defeatedd


LRSS Proposition 34 Elections and campaigns Campaign spending limits, disclosure Approveda


CICA Proposition 35 Admin of gov't Governing engineering/architectural contracts on public works Approveda


CISS Proposition 36 Marijuana Probation and treatment Approveda


CICA Proposition 37 Taxes Redefines some fees as taxes Defeatedd


CICA Proposition 38 School choice Allow school choice Defeatedd


CICA Proposition 39 Education Authorizes local school bond issues for certain uses if approved by 55% Approveda


Colorado

See also: Colorado 2000 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Initiative 20 Marijuana Allows legal possession of marijuana for medical purposes Approveda


CICA Initiative 21 Taxes Cuts taxes by $25 per year including property, income, utility, and vehicle taxes Defeatedd


CISS Initiative 22 Civil rights Requires background checks for gun purchases at a gun show Approveda


CICA Initiative 23 Education Sets a minimum increase in funding Approveda


CICA Initiative 24 Local Gov't Requires voter approval of "growth area maps" Defeatedd


CISS Initiative 25 Abortion Requires medical professionals to offer information before an abortion Defeatedd


LRCA Referendum A Taxes Reduces property taxes for qualified senior citizens Approveda


LRCA Referendum B Redistricting Permanently changes reapportionment timetable Approveda


LRCA Referendum C Elections Adds the option of appointing a county surveyor Defeatedd


LRCA Referendum D Constitutions Removes references to past one-time events and to public offices that no longer exist Approveda


LRSS Referendum E Gambling Makes multi-state lotteries legal in Colorado Approveda


LRSS Referendum F Education Allows state to keep and spend some excess of constitutional revenue limit for educational grants for a temporary period Defeatedd


Connecticut

See also: Connecticut 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Eliminate County Sheriffs Act Law enforcement Eliminates county sheriffs as constitutional officers Approveda


Florida

See also: Florida 2000 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Amendment 1 Transportation Build a high speed monorail Approveda


ABR Selection of Circuit Court Judges Judiciary Change from electing circuit court judges to gubernatorial appointments Defeatedd


ABR Selection of County Court Judges Judiciary Change from electing county court judges to gubernatorial appointments Defeatedd


Georgia

See also: Georgia 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Law enforcement Upon initial conviction of General Assembly for felony, the member shall be immediately suspended. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Taxes Adjustment on the ad valorem property tax return of taxpayer claiming the homestead exemption. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 3 Welfare Provide for a program of compensation for injuries incurred by law enforcement officers and firemen Approveda


LRCA Amendment 4 Welfare Authorizes the General Assembly to enact an indemnification program for public school teachers. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 5 Welfare Create a program of indemnification with respect to the death or permanent disability. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 6 Taxes Creation of a separate class of property for ad valorem property tax purposes Defeatedd


LRCA Amendment 7 Judiciary Increases the experience requirement for eligibility for the office of state court judge Approveda


LRSS Question A Taxes Grants family owned farms an exemption from all ad valorem taxation for farm tractors. Approveda


LRSS Question B Taxes Increases to $2,500.00 the personal property ad valorem tax exemption granted to manual laborers. Approveda


LRSS Question C Taxes Grants to the un-remarried surviving spouse of a member of the armed forces a homestead exemption. Approveda


LRSS Question D Taxes Excludes Elks Lodges from ad valorem tax for state and municipal purposes. Defeatedd


Hawaii

See also: Hawaii 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Education University of Hawaii the authority and power of self-governance. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Admin. of gov't Tax review commission every ten years instead of every five years. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 3 Admin. of gov't Assign to the reapportionment commission the duty to maintain the staggering of senate terms. Approveda


Idaho

See also: Idaho 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA H.J.R. 1 Education Authorizes money from the sale of public school endowment lands. Approveda


LRCA S.J.R. 107 Bond issues Authorizes the Legislature to make loans to municipalities. Approveda


Indiana

See also: Indiana 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Admin. of gov't Amend the constitution so that criminal appeals from a sentence of life imprisonment. Approveda


Iowa

See also: Iowa 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
ABR Constitutional Convention Question ConCon To hold a constitutional convention to amend the constitution. Defeatedd


Kansas

See also: Kansas 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Chapter 184 Pension Allow state retirement plans to be stockholders in any bank Approveda


LRCA Chapter 190 Taxes Aircraft and watercraft taxed differently than other property Defeatedd


Kentucky

See also: Kentucky 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Admin. of gov't Amends the Constitution to establish annual sessions of the legislature. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Admin. of gov't Abolishes the Railroad Commission and transfers its duties to another state agency. Approveda


Louisiana

See also: Louisiana 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Business Creation and abolishment of a corporation as a central source of economic development organization of the state. Defeatedd


LRCA Amendment 2 Taxes Eliminate the constitutional requirement for a state income tax deduction for federal income taxes paid. Defeatedd


LRCA Amendment 3 Taxes Food for home consumption, natural gas, electricity, and water shall be exempt from any sales and use tax Approveda


LRCA Amendment 4 Welfare Local governments to loan, pledge, or donate certain revenues dedicated to economic or industrial development Defeatedd


Maine

See also: Maine 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Question 1 Assisted suicide Ill patients may request medication to end their life in a humane and dignified manner. Defeatedd


CISS Question 2 Business regulation Require owners of timberland to obtain a permit from the Maine Forest Service. Defeatedd


CISS Question 3 Gambling Regulatory program to be administered by the State Police for the use of video lottery terminals. Defeatedd


LRCA Question 4 Property tax Legislature to provide for the property tax assessment of waterfront land. Defeatedd


LRCA Question 5 Admin. of gov't Remove the current prohibition on voting by persons who are under guardianship for reasons of mental illness. Defeatedd


LRSS Question 6 Civil rights Unlawful to discriminate against individuals based on their sexual orientation. Defeatedd


Maryland

See also: Maryland 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Elections Board of Cecil County Commissioners exempt from requirement that elections be held only in every fourth year on a particular date. Approveda


LRCA Question 2 Eminent domain Prince George's County Council authorized to take property upon a finding of immediate need for redevelopment purposes. Defeatedd


Massachusetts

See also: Massachusetts 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Admin. of gov't Require that the periodic redrawing of district boundaries for state legislators new census data. Approveda


LRCA Question 2 Civil rights Limit the voting rights of incarcerated felons. Approveda


CISS Question 3 Animal rights Prohibit dog races where betting or wagering occurs. Defeatedd


CISS Question 4 Tax reform Lower the state personal income tax by 5%. Approveda


CISS Question 5 Healthcare Require health insurance carries to provide certain rights to patients and health care professionals. Defeatedd


CISS Question 6 Tax reform Corporate excise tax credit for Massachusetts tolls and motor vehicle excise taxes. Defeatedd


CISS Question 7 Tax reform State income tax deduction for chariable contributions. Approveda


CISS Question 8 Law enforcement Creation of a state Drug Treatment Trust Fund. Defeatedd


Michigan

See also: Michigan 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Proposal 1 Education Allow students to use tuition vouchers to attend nonpublic schools and require teacher testing to redeem vouchers Defeatedd


CICA Proposal 2 Admin of gov't Require a 2/3 vote of the legislature to enact certain laws affecting local governments Defeatedd


Missouri

See also: Missouri 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 State budget Creates a budget reserve fund in the state treasury. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Gambling Reduce the time from two years to six months that are required to be members of religious organization. Defeatedd


LRCA Amendment 3 Government Salaries recommended by the Citizens' Commission on Compensation for statewide elected officials. Defeatedd


CISS Proposition A Environment Prohibit the construction of most new outdoor advertising. Defeatedd


CISS Proposition B Campaign Statutes establishing a campaign finance system. Defeatedd


Montana

See also: Montana 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA C-34 Admin. of gov't State workers’ compensation insurance fund to be invested in private corporate capital stock. Approveda


LRCA C-35 Tobacco Creating a Montana tobacco settlement trust fund. Approveda


CISS I-143 Animals Prohibit all new alternative livestock ranches, also known as game farms. Approveda


LRSS LR-115 Tax reform Revising the taxation of certain vehicles. Approveda


LRSS LR-116 Tax reform Providing state estate and generation skipping taxes apply to extent of applicable federal credit for each tax. Approveda


Nebraska

See also: Nebraska 2000 ballot measures

May 9
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 English Eliminate English language requirements for private, denominational and parochial schools Defeatedd


November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Elections A constitutional amendment to change the method of nominating and electing the Lieutenant Governor Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Constitutional Language Language in the Constitution shall be construed to be gender neutral Defeatedd


LRCA Amendment 3A Elections Require two separate votes to approve amendments to constitution Defeatedd


LRCA Amendment 3B Initiatives Identify the powers of initiative and referendum and to remove obsolete language Approveda


LRCA Amendment 3C Initiatives Change filing requirements for initiative petitions Defeatedd


LRCA Amendment 4 Judiciary Rules governing judicial compensation Approveda


LRCA Amendment 5 State Legislatures Resignation of members of the Legislature elected to other state or local offices required with some exceptions Approveda


CICA Initiative 415 Term Limits Limit legislators to no more than two consecutive terms Approveda


CICA Initiative 416 Marriage Provide that only marriage between a man and a woman shall be valid or recognized in Nebraska Approveda


Nevada

See also: Nevada 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Admin of gov't Authorize investing state money in companies not classified as educational or charitable, subject to conditions Defeatedd


CICA Question 2 Marriage "Only a marriage between a male and female person shall be recognized and given effect in this state" Approveda


CICA Question 9 Marijuana Allow use of marijuana, upon the advice of a physician, for certain medical conditions Approveda


New Hampshire

See also: New Hampshire 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Home Rule Authority Government Constitutional amendment to provide that municipalities shall have home rule authority. Defeatedd


New Jersey

See also: New Jersey 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Tax reform Dedicate petroleum products gross receipts tax and certain amounts from sales tax for transportation Approveda


LRCA Question 2 Government Amend the constitution to permit the Legislature to authorize disclosure of information concerning sex offenders. Approveda


New Mexico

See also: New Mexico 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Local Gov't Bernallilo County ranked as an "urban county" Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Term Limits Eliminates term limits for elected county officials Defeatedd


LRSS Bond Issue A Bonds Provides money to the State Agency on Aging for capital expenditures for senior citizen facility improvements Approveda


LRSS Bond Issue B Bonds Provides money to make capital expenditures for public educational capital improvements Approveda


LRSS Bond Issue C Bonds Provides money for construction and improvements to existing facilities and equipment around the state Defeatedd


New York

See also: New York 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposal 1 Bond issues Would have allowed for a transportation infrastructure bond Defeatedd


North Carolina

See also: North Carolina 2000 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Question 1 Education Provides a $3.1 billion bond to find improvements in North Carolina community colleges, universities, and public television Approveda


North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 2000 ballot measures

June 13
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Admin of Gov't Changes number of persons with bachelor's from the same state institution who can serve on the board of higher education from one to two Approveda


LRCA Measure 2 Elections Provides for one-half of the elected state officials to be chosen by voters in each election year Approveda


LRCA Measure 3 Elections Removes state treasurer as an elected constitutional officer Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 4 Legislature Fills legislative assembly vacancies by laws created by the assembly instead of gubernatorial writs of election Approveda


November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Hunt & Fish Values, preserves and manages hunting, trapping and fishing Approveda


Ohio

See also: Ohio 2000 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Bonds Authorizes $200 million in bonds for environmental projects Approveda


Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question No. 684 Education Established the Trust to benefit the State’s common schools and certain State universities. Defeatedd


LRCA State Question No. 685 Property tax Increase property taxes by up to two and one-half mills to support county health departments. Defeatedd


LRCA State Question No. 686 Education Let state colleges and universities make contracts with presidents for more than one (1) year. Approveda


LRCA State Question No. 688 Alcohol Allowing Oklahoma winemakers to make direct sales to retail package stores and restaurants in this state Approveda


LRCA State Question No. 690 Taxes Provides procedure for making certain ad valorem tax levies permanent Approveda


LRSS State Question No. 691 Taxes Vehicle registration fees & taxes (Tag Bill). Approveda


LRCA State Question No. 692 Taxes Creates the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund. Approveda


Oregon

See also: Oregon 2000 ballot measures

May 16
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 77 Taxes Gives certain local taxing district’s temporary property tax authority Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 78 Direct Democracy Lengthens the period of time for verifying signatures on initiative and referendum petitions Approveda


LRCA Measure 79 Direct Democracy Increases the number of signatures required to place an initiative amending the constitution on the ballot Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 80 Taxes Authorizes using fuel tax revenues and vehicle fees for increasing highway policing Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 81 Admin of Gov't Allows the legislature to limit the recovery of damages in civil actions Defeatedd


VR Measure 82 Taxes Repeals the truck weight-mile tax and increases on the fuel tax Defeatedd


November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 83 Veterans Establishes standards and priorities for granting veterans’ loans and eliminates specific active duty dates requirements Approveda


LRCA Measure 84 Gov't Finance Retains the requirement that the state pay local governments for the costs of state-mandated programs Approveda


LRCA Measure 85 Local Gov't Increases the minimum population and area requirements for the formation of new counties Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 86 Gov't Finance Requires the refunding of tax revenues from the general fund that exceeded state estimates to taxpayers Approveda


LRCA Measure 87 Business Allows for the zoning of sexually oriented businesses without needing to demonstrate actual neighborhood harm Defeatedd


LRSS Measure 88 Taxes Increases the maximum deductible on state income tax returns for federal income taxes paid Approveda


LRSS Measure 89 Gov't Finance Creates a fund from tobacco settlement proceeds dedicated to health, housing and transportation programs Defeatedd


VR Measure 90 Utilities Allows public utilities to set rates at levels giving utilities returns on their undepreciated investments in property retired from service Defeatedd


CICA Measure 91 Taxes Makes federal income taxes deductible on state personal income and corporate income tax returns Defeatedd


CICA Measure 92 Elections Prohibits payroll deductions for political purposes without written employee authorization Defeatedd


CICA Measure 93 Elections Requires approval by no less than the percentage of voters approving this measure for new or increased taxes Defeatedd


CISS Measure 94 Trials Repeals the mandatory minimum sentences for certain violent felonies Defeatedd


CICA Measure 95 Education Requires student learning, not seniority, as the determinate of teacher pay Defeatedd


CICA Measure 96 Direct Democracy Prohibits the legislature from making the initiative process more expensive or difficult Defeatedd


CISS Measure 97 Hunt & Fish Bans body-gripping traps, exchange of mammal furs, and certain animal poisons Defeatedd


CICA Measure 98 Elections Prohibits using public resources to collect or help collect political funds Defeatedd


CICA Measure 99 Welfare Creates a commission ensuring quality home services for the elderly and disabled receiving publicly-funded care Approveda


CICA Measure 1 Education Requires the legislature to fund school quality goals adequately, issue reports and establish equalization grants Approveda


CICA Measure 2 Legislature Creates a process for petitioning the legislature to review administrative rules Defeatedd


CICA Measure 3 Property Requires conviction before property forfeiture, reporting of forfeitures and restricts use of proceeds from forfeitures Approveda


CISS Measure 4 Gov't Finance Creates a tobacco settlement trust fund to be used for public low-income health care Defeatedd


CISS Measure 5 Firearms Expands statewide background checks before firearms transfers at gun shows or by dealer Approveda


CISS Measure 6 Elections Gives limited public funding to candidates accepting limits on spending and private contributions Defeatedd


CICA Measure 7 Property Requires state and local governments to pay property owners for the decreased market value of their properties due to any regulation or restriction affecting such Approveda


CICA Measure 8 Gov't Finance Limits state appropriations to fifteen percent of state’s personal income in prior biennium Defeatedd


CISS Measure 9 LGBT Prohibits public schools from instructing on homosexual or bisexual behaviors Defeatedd


Rhode Island

See also: Rhode Island 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LBM Question 1 Bond issues Environmental Management Bonds ($34,000,000) Approveda


LBM Question 2 Bond issues Water Quality Management Bonds ($60,000,000) Approveda


LBM Question 3 Bond issues Transportation Bonds ($62,510,000) Approveda


LBM Question 4 Bond issues Higher Education Bonds ($36,950,000) Approveda


LBM Question 5 Bond issues Heritage Harbor Museum Bonds ($25,000,000) Approveda


AQ Question 6 Government Co-Equal Branches of Government (Advisory Referendum Proposed by the Governor) Approveda


South Carolina

See also: South Carolina 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Education Amend the constitution to permit a state lottery; direct revenue generated by lottery to Education Lottery Account. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Taxes Property tax assessment on cars and pickup trucks from the current 10.5 percent to 6 percent Approveda


LRCA Amendment 3 Taxes Allows a county, by local referendum, to approve an additional sales and use tax Approveda


South Dakota

See also: South Dakota 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment A Taxes Relating to the classification of property for purposes of taxation Approveda


LRCA Amendment B Government Authorizing local initiatives to provide for the cooperation and organization of local government. Approveda


CICA Amendment C Taxes Prohibits a state inheritance tax. Approveda


CICA Amendment D Gambling Prohibits video lottery. Defeatedd


LRCA Amendment E Education Permits investment of the permanent school funds in certain stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Approveda


CISS Initiated Measure 1 Gambling Raise the maximum bet limits for limited card games. Approveda


Utah

See also: Utah 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Initiative A English Makes English the state's official language Approveda


CISS Initiative B Property Uniform procedures for drug-offense forfeitures of property, forbids penalties to innocent parties Approveda


LRCA Proposition 1 Constitutional language Modify terms used to identify local government officials Approveda


LRCA Proposition 2 Tobacco Tobacco settlement trust fund Approveda


Virginia

See also: Virginia 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Gambling Repeal of a constitutional ban on state-run lotteries Approveda


LRCA Question 2 Hunting Right to Hunt, Fish and Harvest Game. Approveda


Washington

See also: Washington 2000 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
ITP Initiative 713 Hunting Makes hunting animals with body-gripping traps or poison a gross misdemeanor Approveda


ITP Initiative 722 Taxes Limits property tax increases to 2% per year and nullifies certain 1999 tax increases. Approveda


ITP Initiative 728 Education Reduces class sizes, extends learning programs, expands teacher training, and constructs facilities, funded by lottery proceeds, property taxes, and budget reserves Approveda


ITP Initiative 729 Education Authorizes the establishment of charter public schools Defeatedd


ITP Initiative 732 Labor Allows teachers and other school district employees to receive cost-of-living salary adjustments Approveda


ITP Initiative 745 Transportation Mandates that 90% of transportation funds be spent constructing and maintaining roads and exempts road construction from sales tax Defeatedd


LRCA SJR 8214 Gov't Finances Removes the constitutional limitations on investment of funds held in trust for people with developmental disabilities Approveda


West Virginia

See also: West Virginia 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA West Virginia Unified Family Court, Amendment 1 (2000) Government Permit the Legislature to establish a unified system of family courts Approveda


Wisconsin

See also: Wisconsin 2000 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Question 1 Suffrage Give the right to vote to adult children of state residents who reside abroad Approveda


Wyoming

See also: Wyoming 2000 ballot measures

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment B War and peace Allow any qualified resident to serve in the state militia if he or she is between 17 and 70 Approveda


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