Michigan Environmental Bonds, Proposal C (1998)

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Michigan Environmental Bonds, Proposal C (1998) was a legislatively-referred state statute on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in Michigan, where it was approved.

The proposal sought to authorize bonds of up to $675 million for environmental and natural restoration protection programs.[1]

Election results

Proposal C (Environmental Bonds)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,821,006 62.7%
No1,081,98837.3%

Official results via: The Michigan Secretary of the State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

The proposal would:

1) authorize the State of Michigan to borrow a sum not to exceed $675 million to finance environmental and natural resources protection programs that would clean up and redevelop contaminated sites, protect and improve water quality, prevent pollution, abate lead contamination, reclaim and revitalize community waterfronts, enhance recreational opportunities, and clean up contaminated sediments in lakes, rivers, and streams;

2) authorize the state to issue general obligation bonds pledging the full faith and credit of the state for the payment of principal and interest on the bonds;

3) provide for repayment of the bonds from the general fund of the state.

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