Ohio Bonds for Energy Projects, Amendment 3 (June 1976)

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The Ohio Bonds for Energy Projects Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the June 8, 1976 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have issued bonds for energy conservation projects or energy resources.[1][2][3]

Election results

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

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

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?[5]

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The full text of the measure can be read here.

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