Washington Industrial Development Bonds, HJR 7 (1981)

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The Washington Industrial Development Bonds Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 7, was on the November 3, 1981 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized state and local governments to issue industrial development bonds, repaid by such developments, not by public funds.[1] The measure added Section 1 of Article XXXII of the Washington Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington HJR 7 (1981)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 450,580 55.73%
No357,94444.27%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 23 of Article IV

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall industrial development bonds, repaid by such developments, not by public funds, be authorized for issuance by public government entities?[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.