Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Revenues, Question 8 (1992)

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The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Revenues, also known as Question 8, was on the November 3, 1992 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This measure required that all revenues derived from noncommercial hunting, fishing and trapping licenses and permits and other revenues collected by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife must be appropriated to the department, unless otherwise set aside for special purposes. This amended Section 21 of Article IX of the Maine Constitution.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Question 8 (1992)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 467,672 73.95%
No164,75926.05%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-

Text of measure

See also: Maine Constitution, Article IX, Section 21

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Do you favor amending the Constitution of Maine to provide that revenues derived from noncommercial hunting, fishing and trapping licenses and permits and other revenues collected by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, other than revenues set aside for special purposes, must be appropriated to the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife? [4]

Constitutional changes

The full text of the constitutional changes made by this measure can be read here.

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