Arkansas Higher Education Technology and Facility Act of 2005, Question 1 (2006)

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Arkansas Question 1, also known as the Arkansas Higher Education Technology and Facility Improvement Act of 2005, appeared as a legislatively-referred bond question on the November 7, 2006 election ballot in Arkansas, where it was approved.[1]

Election results

Arkansas Higher Education Technology and Facility Improvement Act of 2005
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 493,813 68.7%
No225,46031.3%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Authorizing the Arkansas Development Finance Authority to issue State of Arkansas Higher Education General Obligation Bonds (the "bonds") in a total principal amount not to exceed two hundred fifty million dollars ($250,000,000) in one (1) or more series from time to time for the purpose of financing the cost of developing technology and facility improvement projects for state institutions of higher education and financing the cost of refunding bonds issued under the Arkansas College Savings Bond Act of 1989. However, that the outstanding principal amount of bonds issued under the Arkansas Higher Education Technology and Facility Improvement Act of 2005 and the Arkansas College Savings Bond Act of 1989 shall not have scheduled debt service payments on a combined basis in excess of twenty-four million dollars ($24,000,000) in any one (1) fiscal year.

The bonds shall be general obligations of the State of Arkansas, payable from general revenues of the state and also secured by the full faith and credit of the State of Arkansas, including its general revenues. The bonds shall be issued pursuant to the authority of and the terms set forth in the Arkansas Higher Education Technology and facility Improvement Act of 2005.

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