California Proposition 181, Bonds for Rail Projects (1994)
November 8, 1994 general election ballot in California as a legislatively-referred bond act, where it was defeated.
Proposition 181 was for a $1 billion bond for various rail expenditures.
Text of measure
The ballot title was:
- Passenger Rail and Clean Air Bond Act of 1994.
The ballot summary was:
- This act provides for a bond issue of one billion dollars ($1,000,000,000) to provide funds for acquisition of rights-of-way, capital expenditures, and acquisitions of rolling stock for intercity rail, commuter rail, and rail transit programs.
- Authorizes third of three bond issues of one billion dollars ($1,000,000,000) each, provided for by Statutes of 1989, Chapter 108, to finance total of three billion dollars ($3,000,000,000) for the long-range transportation plan. Voters approved the first issue in 1990, rejected the second issue in 1992.
- Appropriates money from state General Fund to pay off bonds.
- Statement of vote, California November 8, 1994 statewide elections (dead link)
- Los Angeles Law Library, November 1994 ballot propositions
- November 8, 1994 Ballot Proposition Voter Guide