State of Washington Constitutional Amendment 49
was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
to the Washington State Constitution
. It was on the November 5, 1968
ballot in the State of Washington
, where it was approved.
| Amendment 49|
| Yes|| 770325|| 72.05%|
|| Shall the Constitution of the state of Washington be amended by adding a new article and section permitting the moneys of any public pension or retirement fund to be invested in such manner as may be authorized by law?
Amendment 49 added Article XXIX, Section 1 to the Washington State Constitution.
It was the 49th amendment approved to the Washington State Constitution subsequent to its adoption in 1889.
Amendment 49 added this language to Article XXIX:
- "MAY BE INVESTED AS AUTHORIZED BY LAW -- Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 5, and 7 of Article VIII and section 9 of Article XII or any other section or article of the Constitution of the state of Washington, the moneys of any public pension or retirement fund may be invested as authorized by law."
In 1985, Article XXIX was amended with Washington Investment of Workers Compensation Funds, Amendment 75 (1985).