Rhode Island Question 3, Budget Reserve Account Act (2006)

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Rhode Island Constitution
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Rhode Island Question 3, also known as the Budget Reserve Account Act was on the November 7, 2006 election ballot in Rhode Island as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1]

Election results

Question 3
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 205,513 59.3%
No141,02640.7%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Approval of the amendment to Section 16 of Article IX of the Rhode Island Constitution will increase the funding and restore the viability of the budget reserve account, also known as "the rainy day fund," by limiting the amount of estimated revenues that can be appropriated, increasing the cap on the reserve account, and limiting the use of capital funds to capital projects.

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