Ohio Energy Facility Industrial Development Bonds, Issue 3 (June 1976)

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The Ohio Energy Facility Industrial Development Bonds Amendment, also known as Issue 3, appeared on the June 8, 1976 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.[1] This amendment would have allowed energy facilities to receive public industrial development bonds.
See Energy policy in Ohio for a full explanation of energy policy across the state.

Election results

Ohio Issue 3 (1976)
Defeatedd No833,45450.42%
Yes 819,424 49.58%

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

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To amend Section 13 of Article VIII, Ohio Constitution

To include energy facilities among the purposes for which public industrial development bonds maybe used and loan guarantee programs undertaken without obligating or pledging monies raised by taxation, provided that such obligations shall not be made for facilities owned or leased by public utilities.

Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?[4]

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