Wisconsin Effective Date of Legislative Compensation Amendment, Question 2 (April 1992)
The Wisconsin Effective Date of Legislative Compensation Amendment, also known as the Legislative Compensation, Effective Date Question or the Senate Pay Referendum, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 7, 1992 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.
- This amendment modified Article IV, Section 26 of the state constitution to require any legislative pay raises to take effective after a general election and the beginning of a new assembly term.
|Legislative Compensation, Effective Date|
Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1993-1994
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Legislative compensation, effective date. Shall section 26 of article IV of the constitution be amended so that no legislative compensation increase may take effect until a general election intervenes and the new assembly term begins, at which time the new level of compensation will apply to all members of the legislature including holdover senators?"
(NOTE: Scored material would be added; stricken material would be deleted.)
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: AJR 47 & JR 54 (1989)
- Second Legislative Approval: AJR 16 & JR 13 (1991)
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