SJR 009 Removes portion of the Missouri Constitution which prohibits distribution of state funds to religious organizations
LR Number:0638S.01I Fiscal Note:0638-01
Committee:Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs & Elections
Last Action:04/03/03 - Voted Do Pass S Financial & Governmental Organ., Journal page:
Veterans' Affairs & Elections Committee
Effective Date:Voter Approval
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SJR 9 - This proposed constitutional amendment removes Article IX, Section 8 of the Missouri Constitution, which explicitly prohibits the distribution of state moneys to religious organizations. Article IX, Section 8 of the Missouri Constitution is commonly referred to as the "Blaine Amendment".