Washington Special Legislative Sessions, SJR 110 (1979)

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The Washington Special Legislative Sessions, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 110, was on the November 6, 1979 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required a regular session of the legislature to be convened each year and allowed for special sessions to be called upon by the governor.[1] The measure added Section 12 of Article II of the Washington Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington SJR 110 (1979)
Approveda Yes 508,063 60.52%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 12 of Article II

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall the legislature meet in regular annual sessions, and shall special legislative sessions be authorized each with specific time limitations?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1979 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 21, 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.