The Washington Transportation Rates Set By Legislature Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 55, was on the November 8, 1977 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the legislature to establish passenger and freight transportation rates rather than just maximum possible rates. The measure amended Section 18 of Article XII of the Washington State Constitution.
| Washington HJR 55 (1977)|
| Yes|| 461,975|| 54.52%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
- See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 18 of Article XII
The language that appeared on the ballot:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|| Shall the legislature be authorized, but not required, to establish reasonable transportation rates for both passengers and freight?