Arizona School District Debt Amendment, Proposition 106 (1992)
The Arizona School District Debt Amendment, also known as Proposition 106 and Senate Concurrent Resolution 1020, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the statewide ballot in Arizona, which was defeated in the statewide election on November 3, 1992.
- This proposed amendment to Article IX, Section 8 raises the debt limit of school districts to 20% of district's taxable property value from 15% previously.
|Arizona Proposition 106 (1992)|
Official results via: State of Arizona Official Canvass
Text of measure
The text of the ballot read:
Senate Concurrent Resolution 1020
Amending Arizona Constitution to allow common school districts to increase the amount to which they may become indebted with voter approval to a maximum limit of 20 percent from 15 percent of the district's taxable property value.
Be it resolved by the Senate of the State of Arizona, the House of Representatives concurring:
Note: Deleted language is crossed out, added language is capitalized.
Path to the ballot
Proposition 106 was placed on the ballot by SCR 1020.
- Ayes - 24
- Nays - 6
- Not Voting - 0
- Ayes - 33
- Nays - 25
- Not Voting - 2
Senate concurs in the House amendments and final passage:
- Ayes - 16
- Nays - 12
- Not Voting - 2
Arguments in favor of the amendment include:
- With an increased debt limit, the school districts can provide better facilities.
Arguments in opposition of the amendment include:
- School administrators should put existing facilities to better use instead of spending more.
- State of Arizona 1992 Ballot Proposition voting guide
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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