Alaska Budget Powers of Legislative Interim Committees, Proposition 2 (1978)
The Alaska Budget Powers of Legislative Interim Committees Amendment, also known as Proposition 2, was on the November 7, 1978 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have empowered the Alaska Legislature to authorize one of its interim committees with the "authority to share with the Governor the authority to approve or disapprove revisions to the budget."
|Alaska Proposition 2 (1978)|
Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This is a proposed constitutional amendment to article II, section 11 (interim legislative committees) to allow the legislature, by law, to vest one of its interim committees with the authority to share with the Governor the authority to approve or disapprove revisions to the budget. The amendment would also permit the legislature to delegate to the committee its power to appropriate federal or other monies received from non-state sources.
- ICPSR, "Referenda and Primary Election Materials," accessed January 20, 2015
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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