Wisconsin Governor Partial Veto Authority Amendment, Question 1 (April 1990)
The Wisconsin Governor Partial Veto Authority Amendment, or officially the Limiting the Governor's Partial Veto Authority question, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 3, 1991 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.
- This amendment modified Article V, Section 10 of the state constitution to prohibit the Governor from creating new words words in legislative bills by vetoing individual letters.
|Limiting the Governor's Partial Veto Authority|
Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1991-1992
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Shall section 10 of article V of the constitution be revised, and shall an additional provision be created in that section, so that the governor's power to veto appropriation bills in part does not permit the creation of a new word formed by rejecting individual letters in the words of the bill passed by the legislature?"
(NOTE: Scored material is added; stricken material is
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: SJR 71 & JR 76 (1987)
- Second Legislative Approval: SJR 11 & JR 39 (1989)
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- Wisconsin Partial Veto, Question 1 (2008)
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