Washington Military Employment Actions Initiative (2010)

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The Washington Military Employment Actions Initiative, also known as I-1085, did not appear on the November 2, 2010 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People. The proposed measure would have prohibited the Washington State Military Department from taking adverse employment actions based on sexual orientation.[1] According to state officials, no petitions were filed in an effort to qualify the measure for the ballot.

Text of measure

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The ballot title read:[1]

Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1085 concerns the Washington State Military Department.
Concise Description:This measure would provide that the Washington State Military Department may not take adverse employment actions based on sexual orientation or gender identity, or an open statement of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Summary

According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:

Concise Description: This measure would provide that the Washington State Military Department may not take adverse employment actions based on sexual orientation or gender identity, or an open statement of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Path to the ballot

See also: Washington signature requirements

According to state officials, no petitions were filed in an effort to qualify the measure for the ballot. In order to qualify for the November ballot, supporters were required to submit a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures by July 2, 2010.

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