The Ohio Rules of Court Procedure Amendment, also known as Amendment 5, was on the May 8, 1973 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have allowed the General Assembly to amend court practices and procedures set by the state Supreme Court.
| Ohio Amendment 5 (May 1973)|
|Yes|| 580,106|| 46.06%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The question appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall Section 5 of Article IV of the Ohio Constitution be amended to permit the general assembly to adopt, by concurrent resolution, amendments to the rules governing practice and procedure in all courts of the state, which rules have been prescribed by the Supreme Court?
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Recommendations," May 7, 1973
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.