The Maine School Building Authority and Municipal Debt Limits Referendum, also known as Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 5, was on the September 10, 1951 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure exempted rental agreements for 40 years or less with the Maine School Building Authority from the municipal debt and liabilities limit.
| Maine Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 5 (1951)|
| Yes|| 23,887|| 53.70%|
Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 5
"Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by resolution of the legislature to exempt rental agreements with the Maine School Building Authority from the limitations of municipal indebtedness?"