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2006 Ballot Issues

QUALIFIED BALLOT ISSUES

Following is a list of ballot measures that qualified for inclusion on the November 2006 general election ballot:

C-43
Author: Referred by Legislature, sponsored by Senator Duane Grimes
Type: Constitutional amendment
Updated as of December 7, 2006
Status:
REJECTED BY VOTERS. 
FOR: 133,219; AGAINST: 237,367.

I-151
Author: Stephen C. Bullock, Bullock Law Firm, P.O. Box 1330, Helena, MT 59624
Type: Proposed Statutory Initiative
Final Signature Totals: 
33,925 Signatures of the 22,308 Required 
67 Legislative Districts Qualified of the 34 Required 
Updated as of December 7, 2006
Status:
APPROVED BY VOTERS. 
FOR: 285,535; AGAINST: 107,294.

I-153
Author: Jonathan Motl, 401 North Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601
Type: Proposed Statutory Initiative
Final Signature Totals: 
30,023 Signatures of the 22,308 Required 
50 Legislative Districts Qualified of the 34 Required 
Updated as of December 7, 2006
Status:
APPROVED BY VOTERS. 
FOR: 288,098; AGAINST: 93,291.

BALLOT ISSUES PAST DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION

Title: Montana Hydroelectric Security Act
Author:
Paul F. Edwards, 630 Monroe Avenue, Helena, MT 59601
Type: Proposed Statutory Initiative
Status: Missed final deadline for submission.

Title: Revise ethics law to lengthen prohibition on lobbying by public officers
Author: Rick Maedje, P.O. Box 447, Fortine, MT 59918
Type: Proposed Statutory Initiative
Status: Missed final deadline for submission.

Title: Reform administration of property tax
Author: Rick Maedje, P.O. Box 447, Fortine, MT 59918
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Status: Missed final deadline for submission.

 

Title: Balancing of fundamental rights
Author: Rick Hill, 1820 North Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Status: Missed final deadline for submission.

Title: Agricultural heritage preservation
Author: Rick Hill, 1820 North Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Status: Missed final deadline for submission.

Title: Appropriation limit on state spending growth
Author: Scott Mendenhall, 214 Solomon Mountain Road, Clancy, MT 59634
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Status: Withdrawn by sponsor.

Title: Preservation of opportunity to access public lands
Author: Kerry White, Citizens for Balanced Use, Box 606, Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Status: Missed final deadline for submission.

Title: Flat-vehicle tax
Author: Toby McAdam, 105 South Ninth Street, Livingston MT 59047
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Status: Missed final deadline for submission.

Title: Flat-transaction tax
Author: Toby McAdam, 105 South Ninth Street, Livingston MT 59047
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Status: Missed final deadline for submission.

Title: Affordable health insurance
Author: Toby McAdam, 105 South Ninth Street, Livingston MT 59047
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Status: Missed final deadline for submission.

Title: Electronic monitoring of sex offenders and violent offenders
Author: Toby McAdam, 105 South Ninth Street, Livingston MT 59047
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Status: Missed final deadline for submission.

Title: Vehicle liability insurance
Author: Toby McAdam, 105 South Ninth Street, Livingston MT 59047
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Status: Missed final deadline for submission.

Title: Protect private property rights (state law)
Author: Trevis Butcher, Protect Our Homes Montana, P.O. Box 7, Winifred, MT 59489
Type: Proposed Statutory Initiative
Status: Withdrawn by sponsor, resubmitted as I-154.

Title: Protect private property rights (state constitution)
Author: Trevis Butcher, Protect Our Homes Montana, P.O. Box 7, Winifred, MT 59489
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Status: Withdrawn by sponsor.

Title: Limit on the purposes for which government may take private property
Author: Rick Maedje, P.O. Box 447, Fortine, MT 59918
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Status: Withdrawn by sponsor due to inclusion in another proposed ballot issue.

Decertified Ballot Issues

CI-97
Author: Trevis Butcher, Stop Over Spending Montana, P.O. Box 7, Winifred, MT 59489
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Updated as of October 21, 2006
Status: Because of recent court decisions this initiative has been decertified and will not be counted, reported or recorded.

CI-98
Author: Trevis Butcher, Judicial Recall Montana, P.O. Box 7, Winifred, MT 59489
Type: Proposed Constitutional Initiative
Updated as of October 21, 2006
Status: Because of recent court decisions this initiative has been decertified and will not be counted, reported or recorded.

I-154
Author: Trevis Butcher, Protect Our Homes Montana, P.O. Box 7, Winifred, MT 59489
Type: Proposed Statutory Initiative
Updated as of October 21, 2006
Status:
Because of recent court decisions this initiative has been decertified and will not be counted, reported or recorded.