1976

YEAR AMENDMENT SUMMARY STATUS COMMENTS
1975 SJR 999 (capitol and mansion commission) Established a capitol and mansion commission with authority to establish and maintain a plan for the furnishing, decorating, and altering of the capitol building complex and the Governorís mansion. Rejected:
For:619,151
Against:1,433,878
1976 CS/SJR 49 & 81 (merit selection and retention) Provided for merit selection and retention for the supreme court justices and judges of the district court of appeal. Adopted:
For:1,600,944
Against:527,056
1976 SJR 266 (state employees) Limited the number of full-time state employees to one percent of the official population estimate for the preceding year. Rejected:
For:986,727
Against:1,074,822
1976 HJR 1799 (bonds) Authorized the issuance of revenue bonds to finance or refinance housing and related facilities. Rejected:
For:974,184
Against:1,023,416
1976 CS/HJR 3982 (bonds) Authorized tax exemptions and assessments at less than just valuation for purposes of community redevelopment or renewal of slums and blighted areas. Rejected:
For:949,480
Against:1,099,055
1976 CS/SJR 619 & 1398 (administrative rules) Authorized the Legislature to nullify any rule or regulation promulgated by the Executive Branch. Rejected:
For:729,400
Against:1,210,001