Wisconsin Transportation to Schools Amendment, Question 2 (1946)
The Wisconsin Transportation to Schools Amendment, also known as the Bus Bill Referendum, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 5, 1946 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.
This amendment modified Article IV, Section 33 and Article VI, Section 2 of the Wisconsin Constitution to authorize legislation to have the state provide transportation to children attending religious and private schools.
Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1948
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Shall section 3 of article X of the constitution be amended so as to authorize the legislature to provide for the transportation of children to and from any parochial or private school or institution of learning?"
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: SJR 48 & JR 73 (1943)
- Second Legislative Approval: SJR 19 & JR 78 (1945)
- The Wisconsin Blue Book 1948
- Sample ballot in The Milwaukee Journal, November 4, 1946
- Paid Opposition Advertisement (See ad directly below linked article)
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