Washington Transportation Rates Set By Legislature, HJR 55 (1977)

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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.[1] The measure amended Section 18 of Article XII of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington HJR 55 (1977)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 461,975 54.52%
No385,34845.48%

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:[1]

Shall the legislature be authorized, but not required, to establish reasonable transportation rates for both passengers and freight?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1977 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 22, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution", accessed August 22, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.