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Ohio Expand Public Infrastructure Amendment, Issue 2 (1995)

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The Ohio Expand Public Infrastructure Amendment, also known as Issue 2, was on the November 7, 1995 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment authorizes the issuance of bonds for public infrastructure improvements.

Election results

Ohio Issue 2 (1995)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,408,834 61.94%
No865,69838.06%

Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Proposed Constitutional Amendment

To adopt Section 2(m) of Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of Ohio.

In order to preserve and expand public infrastructure of local governments and the state including highways and to improve Ohio's economic well-being, this proposed amendment would:

  1. Authorize the state to issue bonds and other obligations to finance or assist in financing (a) public infrastructure capital improvements of local governments, being roads and bridges, waste water treatment systems, water supply systems, solid waste disposal facilities, and storm water and sanitary collection, storage and treatment facilities and (b) highway capital improvements including those on the state highway system and urban extensions thereof, those within or leading to public parks or recreation areas, and those within or leading to municipal corporations.
  2. Limit the principal amount of obligations issued for infrastructure capital improvements to $120 million in any fiscal year plus any authorized amount that was not issued in prior fiscal years, and limit the total principal amount of highway obligations that may be outstanding under this amendment to $1.2 billion.
  3. Limit the principal amount of obligations issued for highway capital improvements to $220 million in any fiscal year plus any authorized amount that was not issued in prior fiscal years, and limit the total principal amount of highway obligations that may be outstanding under this amendment to $1.2 billion.
  4. Provide that the obligations issued under this amendment shall be backed by the full faith and credit of the state, except that highay use fees may be pledged only to the obligations issued to finance highway capital improvements.
  5. Require the use of Ohio products, materials, services, and labor for projects financed under this amendment to the extent practicable.

If adopted, this amendment shall take immediate effect.


Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?

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