The Washington Investment of Workers Compensation Funds Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 12, was on the November 5, 1985 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted public worker's compensation funds to be invested in any manner authorized by law. The measure amended Section 1 of Article XXIX of the Washington Constitution.
| Washington HJR 12 (1985)|
| Yes|| 582,471|| 71.37%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
- See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 1 of Article XXIX
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Shall the consitution be amended to permit State Industrial Insurance (Workers' Compensation) Funds to be invested as authorized by law?
The text of the amendment read:
Article XXIX, section 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 5, and 7 of Article Vlll and section 9 of Article XII or any other section or article of the Constitution of the state of Washington, the moneys of any public pension or retirement fund or industrial insurance trust fund may be invested as authorized by law.