Maine Gubernatorial Line-Item Budgetary Veto Power, Question 7 (1995)
The Maine Gubernatorial Line-Item Budgetary Veto Power Referendum, also known as Question 7, was on the November 7, 1995 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.The measure created the gubernatorial power of line-item veto for dollar amounts appearing in appropriation or allocation sections of legislative documents. This amended Section 2-A of Article IV, Part Third of the Maine Constitution.
|Maine Question 7 (1995)|
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Do you favor amending the Constitution of Maine to give the Governor a line-item veto over expenditures of state funds, providing that vetoed items may be passed over the Governor's veto by a majority of all the elected members of the Senate and House of Representatives? 
The full text of the constitutional changes made by this measure can be read here.
- Maine 1995 ballot measures
- 1995 ballot measures
- List of Maine ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Maine
- Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-," accessed April 29, 2014
- Laws of the State of Maine as Passed by the One Hundred and Seventeenth Legislature, "Constitutional Resolutions, Chapter 1," accessed May 1, 2014
- Maine Secretary of State: Elections Division, "Referendum Election Results - November 7, 1995, Question 7: Constitutional Amendment (line-item veto)," accessed May 1, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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