Potential 2014 ballot measures

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This page contains potential statewide ballot measures that have been filed, are being reviewed or have begun circulation to obtain signatures to be placed on a 2014 primary or general election ballot. A list of measures that did not qualify for the 2014 ballot can be found here.
See also 2014 ballot measures for ballot measures that are already confirmed for a 2014 ballot and filed initiatives

Arkansas

See also: Arkansas 2014 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description
CISS Minimum Wage Initiative Min Wage Increases the state’s minimum wage from $6.25 to $8.50 per hour by 2017
CICA Alcoholic Beverage Amendment Alcohol Legalizes manufacture, transportation and sale of alcohol statewide


Colorado

See also: Colorado 2014 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description
CISS Mandatory Labeling of GMOs Initiative Business Mandates labeling of certain foodstuffs that contain genetically modified organisms
CISS School Board Open Meetings Initiative Gov't Acc Requires open school board meetings for collective bargaining negotiations

Illinois

See also: Illinois 2014 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description
CICA Term Limits for Legislators Amendment Term limits Establishes eight-year term limits for legislators, adjusts size of Senate & House, requires two-thirds majority vote for legislature to override governor’s veto

Michigan

See also: Michigan 2014 ballot measures

Citizen initiatives

Type Title Subject Description
IndISS Natural Resource Commission Initiative Hunting Empowers Natural Resources Commission to be sole designator of games species

Legislative referrals

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA Gender Neutral Constitutional Language Amendment Constitutional Language Alters the state constitution’s language to be gender neutral
LRCA Same-Sex Marriage Amendment Marriage Defines marriage as between two people, thus legalizing same-sex marriages
LRCA Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment Hunt & Fish Provides for a constitutional right to hunt, trap, fish and harvest game species
LRCA For-Profit Public Schools Ban Amendment Education Prohibits public schools from being operated on a for-profit basis or by a for-profit entity
LRCA Right to Collective Bargaining Amendment Labor Provides for a constitutional right to unionize and collectively bargain
LRCA Part-Time Legislature Amendment Legislature Designates the state legislature as part-time
LRCA Transportation Funding Amendment Taxes Raises sales tax and eliminates state fuel taxes
LRCA Per Pupil Funding for Schools Amendment Education Requires that all school districts receive the same amount of state and local per pupil revenue for operating purposes
LRCA School Aid Fund for Special Education and Kindergarten Amendment Education Allocates the state school aid fund for general and special education and prekindergarten in lieu of higher education and employee retirement systems
LRCA School Aid Fund for School Districts Amendment Education Allocates the state school aid fund to school districts in lieu of higher education and employee retirement systems
LRCA Tax Revenue Cut Sunset Provision Amendment Taxes Requires a four-year sunset provision for all new tax exemptions and credits that reduce tax revenue
LRCA Natural Resources Trust Fund Allocation Amendment Gov't Finance Modifies the allowable expenditure amount from the state's natural resources trust fund
LRCA Independent Redistricting Commission Amendment Redistricting Creates an independent redistricting commission to apportion legislative and congressional districts
LRCA Citizens Redistricting Commission Amendment Redistricting Creates a citizens redistricting commission to apportion legislative and congressional districts


North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 2014 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description
CISS Pharmacy Ownership Initiative Business regulation Removes requirement that majority ownership in a pharmacy be held by a registered pharmacist
CISS School Year Begins After Labor Day Initiative Education Mandates that school classes begin after Labor Day
CICA Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment Taxes Redirects some of the state's oil tax revenues to conservation efforts

Oklahoma

See also: Oklahoma 2014 ballot measures
Type Title Subject Description
CICA State Question 768 Marijuana Legalizes the use, sale and cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes
CICA State Question 767 Bonds Issues $500 million in bonds to construct storm shelters in schools