ENGROSSED SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 8209
State of Washington 57th Legislature 2001 Regular Session
By Senators Snyder, West, Prentice, Winsley and Rossi; by request of State Investment Board
Read first time 01/26/2001. Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce & Financial Institutions.
BE IT RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, IN LEGISLATIVE SESSION ASSEMBLED:
THAT, At the next general election to be held in this state the secretary of state shall submit to the qualified voters of the state for their approval and ratification, or rejection, an amendment to Article XXIX, section 1 of the Constitution of the state of Washington to read as follows:
Article XXIX, section 1. Notwithstanding the
provisions of sections 5, and 7 of Article VIII and section 9 of Article XII or
any other section or article of the Constitution of the state of Washington,
the moneys of any public pension or retirement fund, industrial insurance trust
or)) fund held in trust for the benefit of persons with
developmental disabilities, or any other fund or account placed by law under
the investment authority of the state investment board may be invested as
authorized by law.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the secretary of state shall cause notice of this constitutional amendment to be published at least four times during the four weeks next preceding the election in every legal newspaper in the state.
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