The Wisconsin General Banking Law Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 4, 1902 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.
This amendment modified Article XI, Section 4 and repealed Article XI, Section 5 of the Wisconsin Constitution to authorize general banking laws and repeal referendum requirements.
| Question 1|
| Yes|| 64,836|| 59.23%|
Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Shall the Amendment to Article XI, of the Constitution be adopted?"
Section 4. The legislature shall have power to enact a general banking law for the creation of banks, and for the regulation and supervision of the banking business, provided that the vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, to be taken by yeas and nays, be in favor of the passage of such law.
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: AJR 16 & JR 13 (1899)
- Second Legislative Approval: SJR 25 & JR 2 (1901)
- Submission to the People: Ch.73 (1901)