State of Washington Initiative Signatures, SJR 133 (1981)

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The Washington Initiative Signatures Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 133 was on the November 3, 1981 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure gave the Secretary of State forty days to validate signatures on initiative petitions to the legislature and prohibited legislatively ordered referenda in response in response to an ITL.[1] The measure amended Section 1 of Article II of the Washington Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington SJR 133 (1981)
Approveda Yes 581,724 74.46%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 1 of Article II

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall certification of initiatives to the legislature be required within forty days of filing and legislatively ordered referenda thereon prohibited?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1981 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 20, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution", accessed August 21, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.