Wisconsin Public School Building Use Amendment, Question 3 (April 1972)

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The Wisconsin Public School Building Use Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 4, 1972 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

This amendment modified Article I, Section 24 of the Wisconsin Constitution to permit use of public school buildings by civic, religious or charitable organizations after hours.[1]

Election results

Question 3
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 871,707 74.52%
No298,01625.48%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1973

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall section 24 of article I of the constitution be created permitting the legislature· by law to authorize the use of public school buildings by civic, religious or charitable organizations during nonschool hours upon payment of reasonable compensation for the use?"[1]

Constitutional changes

(Article I) Section 24. Nothing in this constitution shall prohibit the legislature from authorizing, by law, the use of public school buildings by civic, religious or charitable organizations during nonschool hours upon payment by the organization to the school district of reasonable compensation for such use.</i>[1]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: AJR 74 & JR 38 (1969)
  • Second Legislative Approval: AJR 10 & JR 27 (1971)[2]

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