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Montana 2008 ballot measures

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Three statewide ballot propositions were on the November 4, 2008 ballot in Montana.

  • Two of them were legislatively-referred to the ballot.
  • One initiated measure has qualified for the November 4 ballot.
  • Eight initiatives had been approved for petition circulation, three for proposed constitutional amendments and five are for proposed statutes. Three of the eight were subsequently withdrawn from consideration, leaving five that were circulated of which only one collected sufficient signatures to qualify for the ballot.[1]

National overview

On the ballot

November 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA C-44 Gov't Finances Allows up to 25% of certain public funds to be invested in private corporate capital stock Defeatedd
CISS I-155 Healthcare Expands healthcare programs to include uninsured children Approveda
LRSS LR-118 Education Continues a tax to help support the Montana University System Approveda

Withdrawn, abandoned

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA CI-101 Hunting Define wildlife as collectively owned by all citizens of the state Withdrawn
CISS I-157 Gambling Allow non-profits to hold lotteries Withdrawn
CISS I-158 Hunting Alter existing hunting regulations Withdrawn
CISS I-159 Health care Home health care Withdrawn
CISS Fair and Responsible Lending Taxes Provide that a limit on interest rates be allowed for loans Missed deadline
CICA Sarah's Law Law enforcement Penalties for child predators Missed deadline
CICA CI-99 Tax limitation Cap on property taxes Insufficient signatures
CICA CI-100 Abortion Defines life as beginning at moment of conception Insufficient signatures
CISS I-156 Government contracts Disclosure requirements and restrictions on lobbyists Insufficient signatures

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