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Alabama 1996 ballot measures

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Five statewide ballot measures were on the 1996 ballot in Alabama.
  • Only one went down to defeat--a measure that would have allowed public officials to participate in the state employees' retirement system.
  • Voters approved a measure to allow local governments in three cities to pass ordinances allowing for-profit bingo
  • All measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Hunting Guarantees the right to hunt and fish in Alabama Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Taxes Allow public officials to participate in the state employees' retirement system Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 3 Law enforcement Removes the prohibition on guilty pleas within 15 days of arrest in non-capital felony cases Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Gambling Governing bodies in three cities can allow bingo operations for profit Approveda
LRCA Amendment 5 Gambling Allows Jefferson county to establish monetary bingo prizes Approveda

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