Washington 1979 ballot measures

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Six statewide ballot measures were on the November 6, 1979 ballot in Washington.

On the ballot

November 6

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Referendum 37 Bonds Authorizes $25 million in state general obligation bonds for facilities aiding mentally and physically disabled people Approveda
ITL Initiative 61 Environment Establishes a minimum five cent recycling deposit on soft drinks and alcohol containers Defeatedd
ITL Initiative 62 Taxes Limits the growth of state tax revenues to that of the growth rate of personal income Approveda
LRCA SJR 110 Legislature Requires a regular session of the legislature to be convened each year and allows for special sessions to be called upon by the governor Approveda
LRCA SJR 112 Legislature Allows legislators to assume any civil office, but without receiving any increases in compensation for that office passed during their legislative term Approveda
LRCA SJR 120 Energy Permits municipal utilities to assist homeowners in financing energy conservation measures until 1990 Approveda

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