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Ohio Court Proceedings, Amendment 7 (1953)

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The Ohio Court Proceedings Amendment, also known as Amendment 7, was on the November 3, 1953 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure repealed obsolete sections of the Ohio Constitution which authorized the appointment of three commissioners to revise, reform, simplify, and abridge the practice, pleadings, forms, and proceedings of the courts immediately following the adoption of the Constitution of 1851.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 7 (1953)
Approveda Yes 789,511 59.32%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

Shall Sections 1, 2, and 3 of Article XIV of the Constitution of the state of Ohio, relative to revision of proceedings of courts, be repealed?


Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Article XIV of the Ohio Constitution.

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