SJR 009 Voters to determine whether tobacco settlement funds are included in total state revenue
LR Number:S0569.01I Fiscal Note:0569-01
Committee:Pensions and General Laws
Last Action:02/09/99 - Voted Do Pass S Pensions & General Laws Committee Journal page:
Effective Date:Contingent upon voter approval
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SJR 9 - This proposed constitutional amendment submits to the voters two proposals relating to funds obtained by the state as a result of any legal settlement or award related to public health or health-related issues of smoking. One proposal excludes such funds from the calculation of total state revenues. The other proposal includes the funds in the calculation of total state revenues under the Hancock Amendment. The proposal obtaining the most votes would become effective.