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 received 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

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA HJR 1 Education Allows money from the sale of school lands to go to the Public School Endowment Fund Approveda
LRCA SJR 107 Bonds Establishes a bond bank authority to purchase municipal bonds 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

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Question 1 Assisted Death Allows informed adults with terminal illnesses to request and receive medications to end their lives Defeatedd
IndISS Question 2 Business Requires owners of timberland to obtain a permit for clearcutting practices Defeatedd
IndISS Question 3 Lottery Allows video lottery at some horse racing tracks Defeatedd
LRCA Question 4 Taxes Assesses waterfront property used for commercial fishing based upon the value of its current use Defeatedd
LRCA Question 5 Suffrage Removes the prohibition against voting by persons who are under guardianship for reasons of mental illness Defeatedd
LRSS Question 6 LGBT Makes it unlawful to discriminate against individuals based on their sexual orientation Defeatedd

Maryland

See also: Maryland 2000 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Elections Exempts the Board of Cecil County Commissioners from requirement that elections be held only in every fourth year on a particular date Approveda
LRCA Question 2 Eminent domain Authorizes Prince George's County Council 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

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Gov't finances Creates a budget reserve fund in the state treasury Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Gambling Reduces the time from two years to six months that is required to be members of religious organization Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 3 Gov't salaries Requires that salaries recommended by the Citizens' Commission on Compensation for statewide elected officials be appropriated be legislature Defeatedd
CISS Proposition A Business Prohibits the construction of most new outdoor advertising. Defeatedd
CISS Proposition B Elections Establishes a campaign finance system Defeatedd

Montana

See also: Montana 2000 ballot measures

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA C-34 Gov't Finances Allows state workers’ compensation insurance fund to be invested in private corporate capital stock. Approveda
LRCA C-35 Tobacco Creates a Montana tobacco settlement trust fund. Approveda
CISS I-143 Animals Prohibits all new alternative livestock ranches, also known as game farms. Approveda
LRSS LR-115 Taxes Revises the taxation of certain vehicles. Approveda
LRSS LR-116 Taxes Repeals state inheritance taxes 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) Defeatedd
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

November 7
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment A Taxes Establishes multiple classes of agricultural property for purposes of taxation Approveda
LRCA Amendment B Local gov't Authorizes 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 Lottery Abolishes video lottery. Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment E Gov't Finances Permits investment of the permanent school funds in certain stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Approveda
CISS Initiative 1 Gambling Raises the maximum bet limits in Deadwood. 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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