Idaho Public School Permanent Endowment Fund, HJR 6 (1998)

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The Idaho Public School Permanent Endowment Fund Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 6, was on the November 3, 1998 ballot in Idaho as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure changed the name of the Public School Fund to the Public School Permanent Endowment Fund. The measure also provided that the fund include proceeds from the sale of school lands and amounts from the Public School Earnings Reserve Fund.[1]

Election results

Idaho HJR 6 (1998)
OverturnedotOverturned Case:Idaho Watershed Project v. State Board of Land Commissioners 133 Id.55, 982 P.2d 358 (1999)
ResultVotesPercentage
Yes 221,197 63.88%
No125,09336.12%

Election results via: Idaho Secretary of State

  • The amendment was initially approved, but was declared unconstitutional by the state Supreme Court in the case Idaho Watershed Project v. State Board of Land Commissioners, 133 Id.55, 982 P.2d 358 (1999).[1]

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The question appeared on the ballot as:[2]

"Shall Section 4, Article IX, and Section 8, Article IX, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho be amended as follows:

1. To change the name of the Public School Fund to the Public School Permanent Endowment Fund; 2. To provide that the Public School Permanent Endowment Fund shall include proceeds from the sale of school lands and amounts allocated from the Public School Earnings Reserve Fund; 3. To provide an exception that proceeds from the sale of school lands may be deposited into a Land Bank Fund to be used to acquire other lands within the state for the benefit of endowment beneficiaries, but if those proceeds are not used to acquire other lands within a time provided by the legislature the proceeds of the sale shall be deposited into the Public School Permanent Endowment Fund along with earnings on the proceeds; and 4. To change the word disposal to sale in reference to the disposition of certain lands?".[3]

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