Proposed Referendum Measures - 2015

Referendum petitions against a measure passed by the Legislature shall be filed with the Secretary of State not later than 90 days after final adjournment of the session in which the measure passed.

To be certified, a petition must contain the signatures of at least 123,186 registered voters. Questions regarding the content of referenda should be directed to the sponsor(s).

The following is a list of proposed referendum measures filed to date with the Office of the Secretary of State:

Assigned Number: 75
Filed: 04/27/2015

Sponsors
Ms. Edie Cutler
Mr. Michael Adam Assenberg
Mr. Steven Field
Ms. Vicca Thompson
Mr. William (Bill) A. Kurtz
Mr. William C. Fisher

Public Contact Information:
11806 Champion Dr. SW
Olympia, WA 98512
Phone: 360-352-4503


Ballot Title
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Assigned Number: 76
Filed: 04/29/2015

Petition Signatures Due:
July 23, 2015 by 5 p.m.

Sponsors
Mr. Steven Field
Mr. William Kurtz

Public Contact Information:
11806 Champion Dr. SW
Olympia, WA 98512
Phone: 360-352-4503


Ballot Title
The legislature passed Second Substitute Senate Bill 5052 concerning marijuana for medical purposes [and voters have filed a sufficient referendum petition on portions of the bill].

The portions of this bill subject to this referendum would change who may provide and use medical marijuana, increase standards for healthcare professionals authorizing marijuana, change allowed amounts of marijuana, add medical conditions for marijuana use, and modify criminal penalties.

Should these portions of the bill be

___ Approved
___ Rejected

Ballot Measure Summary
The portions of the bill passed by the Legislature that this measure refers to the ballot would change who may provide and use medical marijuana, increase standards for healthcare professionals authorizing marijuana use; reduce the amount of marijuana that qualified patients may grow, buy, possess withour special authorization; allow the use of medical marijuana for post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury; and modify certain criminal penalties and affirmative defenses.

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