The Alaska Fish Traps Proposition, also known as Ordinance No. 3 was a constitutional convention question on the April 24, 1956 ballot in Alaska, where it was approved.
- The proposition sought abolish fish traps in Alaskan waters.
Text of the proposal
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Shall Ordinance Number Three of the Alaska Constitutional Convention, prohibiting the use of fish traps for the taking of salmon for commercial purposes in the coastal waters of the State, be adopted?
Yes [ ] No [ ]
Path to the ballot
- The question was officially agreed to by the Alaska Constitutional Convention.
- The question was previously approved by voters, but had not been recognized by Washington D.C.