Washington Harbor Lines, House Bill 195 (1932)

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The Washington Harbor Lines Amendment, also known as House Bill 195, was on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the relocation of harbor lines and increased the maximum width of harbor areas from 600 to 2,000 feet.[1] The measure amended Section 1 of Article XV of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington HB 195 (1932)
Defeatedd No180,41752.55%
Yes 162,895 47.45%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

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

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

AN AMENDMENT of section 1, Article XV of the constitution, relating to harbors and harbor areas, by authorizing the relocation or reestablishment of harbor lines pursuant to such provision as may be made therefor by the legislature and extending the permissible maximum width of harbor areas from 600 to 2,000 feet.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1932 Voters Pamphlet", accessed September 13, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution", accessed September 13, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.