Ballot Measures

Health and Health Care

State
Year
Issue Category

Health and Health Care

Date State Title Outcome
6/01 AL Amendment 2: Funds for Health Care Costs Passed 9/18 AL Act No. 2012-490: To Propose an Amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to Provide a New Procedure for Distributions Made from the Alabama Trust Fund Beginning with the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year; to Provide Further for Distributions Made from the County and Municipal Government Capital Improvement Trust Fund... Passed 11/06 AL Statewide Amendment 6: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 6 Passed 11/06 AR Issue No. 5: The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act Failed 11/04 AZ Proposition 101: Freedom of Choice in Health Care Pending 5/18 AZ Proposition 100: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arizona; Amending Article IX, Constitution of Arizona, by Adding Section 12.1; Relating to Temporary Transaction Privilege and Use Taxes. Passed 11/02 AZ Proposition 203: Proposed by Initiative Petition Relating to the Medical Use of Marijuana Passed 11/04 CA Proposition 3: Children's Hospital Bond Act. Grant Program. Statute. Passed 5/19 CA Proposition 1E: Mental Health Services Funding. Temporary Reallocation. Helps Balance State Budget. Failed 5/19 CA Proposition 1D: Protects Children's Services Funding. Helps Balance State Budget. Failed 6/05 CA Proposition 29: HOPE 2010 : The California Cancer Research Act Failed 11/04 CA Initiative 1606: Drug and Alcohol Testing of Doctors. Medical Negligence Lawsuits. Initiative Statute. Pending 11/04 CO Amendment 56: Employer Responsibility for Health Insurance Pending 11/04 CO Amendment 51: State Sales Tax Increase for Services for People with Developmental Disabilities Failed 11/02 CO Amendment 63: Health Care Choice Failed 11/02 GA Constitutional Amendment 2: Adds $10 Tag Fee on Private Passenger Vehicles to Fund Statewide Trauma Care Expansion Failed 11/02 ID H.J.R. 4: Hospital Debt Passed 11/04 LA Amendment 6: Remove Restrictions on Disposition of Blighted Property Passed 11/02 LA Proposed Amendment No. 8: Act No. 1052 - Sale of Expropriated Property Passed 10/22 LA Act 423: Louisiana TOPS Scholarship Program Amendment Passed 11/06 MA Question 2: Prescribing Medication to End Life Failed 11/06 MA Question 3: Medical Use of Marijuana Passed 6/08 ME Question 5: Bond Issue - Water Passed 11/02 ME Question 2: Bond Issue - Dental Care Access Passed 11/04 MI Question 2: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Permit Human Embryo and Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research in Michigan Passed 11/06 MT Legislative Referendum No.120: Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 2011 Passed 11/06 MT Initiative Referendum No. 124: Montana Marijuana Act Passed 11/04 ND Statutory Measure 3: Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Program Passed 11/04 NM Bond Question 3: Health Facility Improvement Bonds Passed 11/02 OK State Question No. 756: Health Care System Passed 11/06 OK State Question No. 765: It Abolishes the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, the Oklahoma Commission of Human Services and the Position of Director of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Passed 11/02 OR Measure 74: Establishes Medical Marijuana Supply System and Assistance and Research Programs; Allows Limited Selling of Marijuana Failed 11/04 SD Initiated Measure 11: Reinstate Prohibition Against Abortion Failed 11/02 SD Referred Law 12: An Act to Prohibit Smoking Tobacco or Carrying Lighted Tobacco Products in Certain Places and to Require Certain Persons to Inform Violators of the Prohibition Passed 11/02 SD Initiated Measure 13: An Initiated Measure to Authorize the Possession, Use and Cultivation of Marijuana by and for Persons with Specified Debilitating Medical Conditions Registered with the Department of Health Failed 11/01 TX Proposition 15: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Passed 11/03 TX Proposition 8: Authorizing the State to Contribute Resources to Veterans' Hospitals Passed 11/05 TX Proposition 2: State Medical Education Board and State Medical Education Fund Elimination Amendment Passed 11/05 TX Proposition 8: Repeal of Hidalgo County Hospital District Amendment Passed 11/04 WA Initiative 1000: Initiative Measure No. 1000 concerns allowing certain terminally ill competent adults to obtain lethal prescriptions. Passed 11/04 WA Initiative 1029: Initiative Measure No. 1029 concerns long-term care services for the elderly and persons with disabilities. Passed 11/08 WA Initiative Measure 1163: Concerning Long-Term Care Workers and Services for Elderly and Disabled People Passed 11/06 WY Constitutional Amendment A: Right of Health Care Access Passed

Health and Health Care

Health and Health Care

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 AZ Proposition 101: Freedom of Choice in Health Care Pending 11/02 AZ Proposition 106: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Health Care Services Passed 11/04 CA Initiative 1541: Approval of Healthcare Insurance Rate Changes. Initiative Statute. Pending 11/06 FL Ballot (6): Prohibition on Public Funding of Abortions/Construction of Rights Failed 11/06 FL Ballot (1): Health Care Services Failed 11/06 LA CA NO. 1 (Act 873 - SB 82): Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly Passed 11/04 LA HB 532: Louisiana Hospital Stabilization Fund Amendment Pending 11/04 LA HB 533: Louisiana Medical Assistance Trust Fund Amendment Pending 11/04 ME Question 1: People's Veto - Beverage Tax Passed 11/04 MO Proposition B: Home Care Passed 8/03 MO Proposition C: Participation in a Federal Health Care System Passed 11/06 MO Proposition E: Relating to State-Based Health Insurance Exchanges Passed 11/04 MT Initiative 155: Healthy Montana Kids Plan Act Passed 11/06 MT Legislative Referendum No.122: Referendum to Prohibit Health Insurance Purchase Requirement Passed 11/08 OH Issue 3: Proposed Constitutional Amendment: Ohio Health Care Amendment Passed 11/02 OK State Question No. 756: Health Care System Passed 11/04 SC Constitutional Amendment 2a: Public Employee Pension Plans Failed 11/06 SD Initiative Measure 15: An Initiated Measure to Increase State General Sales and Use Taxes for Additional K-12 Public Education and Medicaid Funding Failed 11/04 SD Initiated Measure 17: An Act to Ensure Patient Choice in the Selection of Health Care Providers Pending 11/01 WA Referendum Measure 67: Health Insurance Referendum Passed 11/02 WA Initiative Measure 1082: Concerning Industrial Insurance Failed

Health and Health Care

Date State Title Outcome
11/04 AK Ballot Measure No. 2 - 13PSUM: An Act to Tax and Regulate the Production, Sale, and Use of Marijuana Pending 11/06 AR Issue No. 5: The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act Failed 11/02 AZ Proposition 203: Proposed by Initiative Petition Relating to the Medical Use of Marijuana Passed 11/02 CA Proposition 19: Legalizes Marijuana Under California but Not Federal Law, Permits Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Commercial Production, Distribution, and Sale of Marijuana. Initiative Statue. Failed 11/06 CO Amendment 64: Use and Regulation of Marijuana Passed 11/05 CO Proposition AA: Colorado Marijuana Excise Tax and Sales Tax Passed 11/04 FL Ballot Number 2: Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions Pending 11/04 MA Question 2: Establishing a Sensible Marijuana Policy for the Commonwealth Passed 11/06 MA Question 3: Medical Use of Marijuana Passed 11/03 ME Question 5: Citizen Initiative: An Act to Establish the Maine Medical Marijuana Act Passed 11/04 MI Question 1: A Legislative Initiative to Permit the Use and Cultivation of Marijuana for Specified Medical Conditions Passed 11/06 MT Initiative Referendum No. 124: Montana Marijuana Act Passed 11/02 OR Measure 74: Establishes Medical Marijuana Supply System and Assistance and Research Programs; Allows Limited Selling of Marijuana Failed 11/06 OR Measure 80: Allows Personal Marijuana, Hemp Cultivation/Use Without License; Commission to Regulate Commercial Marijuana Cultivation/Sale Failed 11/02 SD Initiated Measure 13: An Initiated Measure to Authorize the Possession, Use and Cultivation of Marijuana by and for Persons with Specified Debilitating Medical Conditions Registered with the Department of Health Failed 11/06 WA Initiative 502: Concerning the Legalization of Marijuana Passed