Washington State Budget Amendment (2010)
|Not on Ballot|
| This measure did not or |
will not appear on a ballot
Text of measure
The ballot title read:
- Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1071 concerns state income and debt.
- Concise Description: This measure would establish a statutory ceiling on state government income and debt, revisable only by vote of the people, and request that the Legislature propose the same ceiling as a constitutional amendment.
- Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]
According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:
This measure would establish a statutory ceiling on state government income and debt, based on annual income plus debt, expressed as a fraction of total expenditures for goods and services produced in Washington in a twelve-month period. Changes in the ceiling would require voter approval and could be placed on the ballot either by the Legislature or by voter petition. The measure would request the Legislature to propose the same ceiling as a constitutional amendment.
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 place the proposed measure on the 2010 ballot, organizers were required to collect a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures.
State of Washington
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Public Lands | Director of Labor and Industries | Chairman of Utilities and Transportation |