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 The measure repealed obsolete sections of the Ohio Constitution which authorized the appointment of three commissioners to revise, reform, simplify, and abridge the practice,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.
| Ohio Amendment 7 (1953)|
| Yes|| 789,511|| 59.32%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||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1, 2, and 3 of Article XIV of the Constitution of the state of Ohio, relative to revision of proceedings of courts, be repealed?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
The measure amended Article XIV 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
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "Official Questions and Issues Ballot," November 2, 1953
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.