A Ban on Commercial Fishing of Steelhead Trout, Initiative 456
ballot proposition was on the November 6, 1984 ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was approved.
| Initiative 456|
| Yes|| 916,855|| 53.16%|
Text on the Ballot
The question asked on the ballot was, "Shall Congress be petitioned to decommercialize steelhead, and state policies respecting Indian rights and management of natural resources be enacted?"
Path to the ballot
Initiative 456 was filed on January 13, 1984 by Ellis Lind. 201,188 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot.