or R-42, a legislatively-referred state statute
, was on the November 5, 1991 ballot
in the State of Washington
, where it was approved.
R-42 added a tax on telephone lines in order to pay for 911 emergency telephone dialing throughout the state.
| Referendum 42|
| Yes|| 901,854|| 61.14%|
Path to the ballot
The Washington State Legislature in Chapter 54, Laws of 1991, Regular Session ordered that R-42 appear on the ballot.