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Senate Joint Resolution No. 8200

Washington Ballot Measure - measure

Election: Nov. 5, 2019 (General)

Outcome: Passed

Categories:

Legislative Branch
Government Operations

Summary


This measure would allow the legislature to adopt legislation governing continuity of state and local operations not just in case of “enemy attack,” but also in the event of “catastrophic incidents.”

Measure Text


The legislature has proposed a constitutional amendment concerning legislative powers in times of emergency. This measure would add "catastrophic incidents" to the specified times of emergency that the legislature may take certain immediate actions to ensure continuity of state and local governmental operations.

Should this constitutional amendment be:

Approved ( ) Rejected ( )

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