The Ohio Age Limits for Militia Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the November 7, 1961 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed the Ohio General Assembly to extend the age limit of the Ohio State Militia and provided for calling out the militia in times of disaster.
| Ohio Amendment 3 (1961)|
| Yes|| 947,130|| 50.06%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall Sections 1, 3, and 4 of Article IX of the Ohio Constitution be amended to extend the age limits of the militia, to describe the circumstances for calling forth the militia, and to clarify appointments by the governor?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
The measure amended Sections 1, 3 and 4 of Article IX of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Youngstown Vindicator, "Official Questions and Issues Ballot," November 5, 1961
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.