Missouri 2008 citizen initiatives

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This table shows all citizen initiatives proposed for Missouri's 2008 ballot. This list includes proposals which have since failed to achieve ballot status.

For a chart of all active ballot measures for 2008 that are currently circulating or have already made the ballot, including legislatively-referred measures, see:

Missouri 2008 ballot measures.

See also

In the table below:

For a chart of all the ballot measures for 2008, including legislatively-referred measures, go to Missouri 2008 ballot measures.

2008

Year Type Initiative Title Subject Matter Description Status
2008 CSS Prevention of Coerced and Unsafe Abortion Act Abortion Would only allow abortions when doctors certify that a woman would die or suffer irreversible disability if she did not have an abortion. Failed to submit signatures
2008 CICA Eminent Domain Initiative Amendment to Article I Eminent Domain Prohibit the government from taking private property, via eminent domain, for private use Filed signatures; awaiting certification
2008 CICA Eminent Domain Initiative Amendment to Article VI Eminent Domain Prohibit the use of eminent domain to acquire and resell property found to be blighted, substandard, or unsanitary Filed signatures; awaiting certification
2008 CICA 501(c)(3) charitable contribution tax credit initiative tax credit Provide a 50% tax credit for contributions or donations made by individuals or corporations to not-for-profit corporations, organizations, or foundations Failed to submit signatures
2008 CSS Initiative to lower drinking age Alcohol deregulation Lower the legal age for drinking and any and all handling of alcohol from 21 to 18, and revise all related laws accordingly Failed to submit signatures
2008 CICA Civil Rights Initiative Affirmative action Ban discrimination or preferential treatment against any individual or group in the operation of public employment, public education, or public contracting Failed to submit signatures
2008 CICA Paper Ballot Initiative Election reform Require the use of paper ballots, limit each precinct to a maximum of 600 voters, mandate permanent retention of all ballots cast, for public availability Failed to submit signatures
2008 CICA Limitation of Stem Cell Research/Cloning Stem cells Expands ban of human cloning Abandoned due to litigation
2008 CSS Medicaid Reinstated Initiative Healthcare Return Medicaid coverage and eligibility requirement back to 2005 status Failed to submit signatures
2008 CSS Renew Missouri Business Regulations Requires utility companies to use an increased amount on renewable energy Filed signatures; awaiting certification
2008 CSS Missouri Home Care Healthcare Creates a Missouri Quality Homecare Council to recruiting, training, and stabilizing the home care workforce Filed signatures; awaiting certification
2008 CICA Corporate Tax Credits Tax reform Limits the authority of the General Assembly to issue new corporate tax credits or deductions in a fiscal year to no more than the amount currently allowed for tax or fee increases without voter approval Failed to submit signatures
2008 CSS Schools First Initiative Gaming Taxes & School Funding Provides new revenues for schools by increasing the state tax on casinos to 21% and eliminating Missouri's current $500 loss limit for individual gambling losses Filed signatures; awaiting certification
2008 CSS Paycheck Protection Paycheck protection Would require employers to receive express written permission every year from employees prior to deducting or facilitating the deduction of moneys from any paycheck on behalf of an entity to support or oppose initiatives, referenda, other public policy issues, candidates or political parties Failed to submit signatures
2008 CICA Nonpartisan selection of judges Judicial reform Judges would appointed by the Governor Failed to submit signatures

For a chart of all the ballot measures for 2008, including legislatively-referred measures, go to Missouri 2008 ballot measures.

External links