Initiatives to the People

The following is a list of Initiatives to the People filed with the Office of the Secretary of State.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 1(Statewide Prohibition) Filed January 2, 1914. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 3.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 2(Eight Hour Law) Filed January 3, 1914. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 5.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 3(Statewide Prohibition) Filed January 8, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and approved by the following vote: For - 189,840 Against - 171,208. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1915.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 4(Drugless Healers) Filed January 13, 1914. No signatures petitions presented for checking

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 5(Eight Hour Law) Filed January 15, 1914. No signatures petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 6(Blue Sky Law) Filed January 30, 1914. Submitted to voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 142,017 Against - 147,298.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 7(Abolishing the Bureau of Inspection) Filed January 30, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 117,882 Against - 167,080.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 8(Abolishing Employment Offices) Filed January 30, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and approved by the following vote: For - 162,054 Against - 144,544. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1915.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 9(Injured Workmen) Filed January 29, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 143,738 Against - 154,166.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 10(Convict Labor Road Measure) Filed January 29, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 111,805 Against - 183,726.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 11(Fish code) Filed January 29, 1914. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1914 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 12(Abolishing the Tax Commission) Filed January 29, 1914. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1914 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 13(Eight Hour Law) Filed February 10, 1914. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1914 and rejected by the following vote: For - 118,881 Against - 212,935.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 14(Legislative Reapportionment) Filed May 13, 1914. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 15(Fundamental Reform Act) Filed May 15, 1914. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 16(Legislative Reapportionment) Filed May 20, 1914. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 17(State Road Measure) Filed June 13, 1914. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 18(Brewers’ Hotel Bill) Filed December 14, 1914. This initiative was erroneously numbered since it was actually an Initiative to the Legislature. Now renumbered as Initiative to the Legislature No. 1A.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 19(Non-Partisan Election and Presidential Primary) Filed February 11, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 20(Injured Workmen) Filed February 11, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 21(Municipalities & Public Utilities) Filed February 11, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 22(Fisheries Code) Filed February 11, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 23(Politicians’ Code) Filed March 29, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 24(Brewers’ Bill) Filed April 20, 1916. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 7, 1916 and rejected by the following vote: For - 98,843 Against - 245,399.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 25(Repealing Statewide Prohibition) Filed May 11, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking. (Repealing Statewide Prohibition) Filed May 11, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 26(Making the State a Prohibition District) Filed October 13, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 27(Repealing Chapter 57, Laws of 1915, Relating to Regulation of Common Carriers) Filed October 13, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 28(Non-Partisan Elections) Filed October 26, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 29(Capitol Removal Bill) Filed November 27, 1916. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 30(Eight Hour Law) Filed January 9, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 31(Municipal Marketing Measure) Filed February 5, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking. (Municipal Marketing Measure) Filed February 5, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 32(Picketing Measure) Filed February 5, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 33(Non-Partisan Elections and Presidential Primary) Filed February 5, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 34(Relating to Salmon Fishing) Filed February 8, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking. (Relating to Salmon Fishing) Filed February 8, 1918. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 35(Repealing Chapter 174, Laws of 1919, Relating to Prevention of Criminal Syndicalism) Filed October 7, 1920. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 36(Municipal Marketing Measure) Filed November 16, 1920. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 37 (Relating to Ownership of Land by Aliens) Filed November 19, 1920. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 38(Repealing Chapter 209, Laws of 1907, Relating to the Nomination of Candidates for Public Office) Filed January 11, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 39(Repealing Chapter 138, Laws of 1913, Relating to the Initiative Procedure) Filed January 11, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 40(Repealing Chapter 174, Laws of 1921, Relating to the Poll Tax) Filed January 18, 1922. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 7, 1922 and approved by the following vote: For - 193,356 Against - 63,494. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1923.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 41(Non-Partisan Elections) Filed January 18, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 42 (Workmen’s Compensation Measure) Filed January 24, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 43(Relating to Injunctions in Labor Disputes) Filed January 24, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 44(Relating to Municipal Ownership) Filed January 28, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 45(Legislative Reapportionment) Filed February 14, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 46(“30-10” School Plan) Filed February 21, 1922. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 7, 1922 and rejected by the following vote: For - 99,150 Against - 150,114.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 47(Workmen’s Compensation Measure) Filed March 27, 1922. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 48(Compulsory School Attendance) Filed January 7, 1924. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 49(Compulsory School Attendance) Filed January 15, 1924. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 4, 1924 and rejected by the following vote: For - 158,922 Against - 221,500.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 50(Limitation of Taxation) Filed February 21, 1924. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 4, 1924 and rejected by the following vote: For - 128,677 Against - 211, 948.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 51(Pertaining to Salmon Fishing) Filed April 2, 1924. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 52(Electric Power Measure) Filed April 8, 1924. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 4, 1924 and rejected by the following vote: For - 139,492 Against - 217,393.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 53(Relating to Sanipractic) Filed February 4, 1926. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 54(State Commission to License and Regulate Horse-racing, Pool-selling, etc. - Pari-mutuel Measure) Filed February 5, 1926. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 55(Prohibiting Use of Purse Seines, Fish Traps, Fish Wheels, etc.) Filed February 16, 1928. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 56(Redistricting State for Legislative Purposes) Filed April 24, 1930. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 57.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 57(Redistricting State for Legislative Purposes) Filed April 25, 1930. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 4, 1930 and approved by the following vote: For - 116,436 Against - 115,641. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1931.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 58(Permanent Registration) Filed January 9, 1932. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1932 and approved by the following vote: For - 372,061 Against - 75,381. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1933.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 59(Tax Free Homes) Filed January 9, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 60(Licensing of Mercantile Establishments) Filed January 9, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 61(Relating to Intoxicating Liquors) Filed January 9, 1932. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1932 and approved by the following vote: For - 341,450 Against - 208,211. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1933.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 62(Creating Department of Game) Filed January 9, 1932. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1932 and approved by the following vote: For - 270,421 Against - 231,863. Act is now identified as Chapter 3, Laws of 1933.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 63(Exemption of Homes from Taxation) Filed January 9, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 64(Limits tax Levy on Real and Personal Property to 40 Mills) Filed January 9, 1932. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1932 and approved by the following vote: For - 303,384 Against - 190,619. Act is now identified as Chapter 4, Laws of 1933.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 65(Cascade Mountain Tunnel) Filed February 19, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 66(Scientific Birth Control) Filed February 26, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 67(Abolishes Excise Tax on Butter Substitutes) Filed March 7, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 68 (Unemployment Insurance) Filed March 21, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 69(Income Tax Measure) Filed March 22, 1932. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1932 and approved by the following vote: For - 322,919 Against - 136,983. Act is now identified as Chapter 5, Laws of 1933.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 70(Compulsory Military Training Prohibited) Filed April 4, 1932. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 71 (Liquor Control) Filed January 8, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 72(Distribution of Highway Funds) Filed January 8, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 73(Catching of Fish) Filed January 8, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 74(Tax Free Homes) Filed January 8, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 75(Unemployment Insurance) Filed January 19, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 76(Tax Free Homes) Filed January 22, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 77(Fish Traps and Fishing Regulations) Filed February 1, 1934. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 6, 1934 and approved by the following vote: For - 275,507 Against - 153,811. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1935.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 78(Distribution of Highway Funds) Filed February 9, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 79(Welfare, Old Age Pensions, Liquor Tax) Filed February 20, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 80(Liquor Control) Filed February 24, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 81(Liquor Control) Filed February 28, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 82(Fishing Regulations) Filed March 10, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 83(State Sale of Gasoline) Filed March 16, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 84(Blanket Primary) Filed March 17, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 85(State Fire Insurance) Filed March 17, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 86(State Fire Insurance) Filed March 21, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 87(Workmen’s Compensation) Filed March 22, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 88(Liquor Control) Filed March 24, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 89(One Man Grand Jury) Filed March 30, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 90(Criminal Appeals) Filed March 30, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 91(Regulating Motor Carriers) Filed March 31, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 92(Regulating Motor Carriers) Filed April 9, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 93(Distribution of Highway Funds) Filed May 10, 1934. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1934 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 94(40-Mill Tax Limit) Filed May 18, 1934. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 6, 1934 and approved by the following vote: For - 219,635 Against - 192,168. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1935.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 95(Liquor Control) Filed May 26, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 96(Repeal of Business and Occupation Tax) Filed June 4, 1934. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 97(Dog Racing) Filed June 7, 1934. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1934 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 98(Business and Occupation Tax) Filed January 4, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 99(Distribution of Highway Funds) Filed January 4, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 100(40 -Mill Tax Limit) Filed January 4, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 101(Civil Service) Filed January 14, 1936. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1936 and rejected by the following vote: For - 208,904 Against - 300,274.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 102(Creating “State Government Bank” Department) Filed January 21, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 103(Old Age Pension) Filed January 17, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 104(Tax on Gasoline) Filed February 27, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 105 (Relating to Gill Nets) Filed March 3, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 106(Voter’s Identification Certificate) Filed March 3, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 107(Tax on Gasoline) Filed March 7, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 108(40-Mill Tax Limit) Filed March 12, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 109(Admission of Sick to Hospitals) Filed March 14, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 110(Annuity for Crippled and Blind) Filed March 27, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 111(Admission of Sick to Hospitals) Filed April 8, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 112(Abolishing Compulsory Military Training) Filed April 9, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 113(Tax on Gasoline) Filed April 15, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 114(40-Mill Tax Limit) Filed April 21, 1936. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1936 and approved by the following vote: For - 417,641 Against - 120,478. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1937.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 115(Old Age Pension) Filed April 21, 1936. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1936 and rejected by the following vote: For - 153,551 Against - 354,162.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 116(Tax on Gasoline) Filed April 24, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 117(Production for Use) Filed May 1, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 118(Liens for Labor) Filed May 5, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 119(Production for Use) Filed May 9, 1936. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1936 and rejected by the following vote: For - 97,329 Against - 370,140

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 120(Tax on Gasoline) Filed May 11, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 121(Beer on Sunday) Filed May 14, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 122(Pertaining to Bribery and Grafting) Filed May 21, 1936. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 123(Business and Occupation Tax) Filed January 27, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 124(Distribution of Highway Funds) Filed February 9, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 125(Tax on Intoxicating Liquors) Filed February 15, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 126(Non-Partisan School Election) Filed February 24, 1938. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1938 and approved by the following vote: For - 293,202 Against - 153,142. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1939.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 127(Distribution of Highway Funds) Filed March 14, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 128(Civil Service) Filed March 14, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 129(40-Mill Tax Limit) Filed March 18, 1938. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1938 and approved by the following vote: For - 340,296 Against - 149,534. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1939.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 130 (Regulation of Labor Disputes) Filed April 6, 1938. Submitted to voters at the state general election held on November 8, 1938 and rejected by the following vote: For - 268,848 Against - 295,431.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 131(Civil Service) Filed April 7, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 132(Old Age Assistance) Filed April 12, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 133(Relating to Licensing Gambling) Filed April 15, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 134(Old Age Assistance) Filed April 19, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 135(40-Mill Tax Limit) Filed May 14, 1938. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1938 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 136(Relating to Retail Beer and Wine Licenses) Filed June 3, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 137(Relating to Gambling) Filed June 9, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 138(Relating to Gambling) Filed June 13, 1938. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 139(P. U. D. Bonds) Filed January 5, 1940. Submitted to voters at the state general election held on November 5, 1940 and rejected by the following vote: For - 253,318 Against - 362,508.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 140(Liquor Control) Filed January 9, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 141(Old Age Pension) Filed January 11, 1940. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 5, 1940 and approved by the following vote: For - 358,009 Against - 258,819. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1941.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 142(Chain Store Tax) Filed January 16, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 143(Relating to State Sale of Gas and Oil) Filed February 2, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 144(Unicameral legislature) Filed February 23, 1940. Withdrawn. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 147.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 145(Government Reorganization) Filed March 18, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 146(Relating to Sabbath Breaking) Filed March 22, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 147(Unicameral Legislature) Filed April 9, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 148(Liquor Control) Filed May 18, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 149(Anti-Subversive Activities) Filed May 23, 1940. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 150(Intoxicating Liquor Sold by the Drink) Filed January 3, 1942. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 151(Old Age Assistance) Filed January 3, 1942. Submitted to voters at the state general election held on November 3, 1942 and rejected by the following vote: For - 160,084 Against - 225,027.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 152(Creating State Elective Offices of Director of Labor and Industries, Director of Social Security and Director of Agriculture) Filed January 27, 1942. No signature petitions presented for checking

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 153(Reconstitution of Board of State Land Commissioners) Filed February 24, 1942. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 154(After Discharge Benefits to Persons in the Armed Forces) Filed April 28, 1942. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 155(Washington Employment Peace Act) Filed January 10, 1944. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 156(Liberalization of Old Age Assistance Laws) Filed February 19, 1944. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 157.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 157(Liberalization of Old Age Assistance Laws) Filed March 3, 1944. Submitted to the voters at the state general election November 7, 1944 and rejected by the following vote: For - 240,565 Against - 403,756.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 158(Liberalization of Old Age Assistance Laws by the Townsend Clubs of Washington) Filed March 28, 1944. Submitted to the voters at the state general election November 7, 1944 and rejected by the following vote: For - 184,405 Against - 437,502.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 159(Increase of Injured Workmen’s Compensation) Filed January 5, 1946. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1946 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 160(Increase of Injured Workmen’s Compensation) Filed January 5, 1946. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 161(Changing Form of General Election Ballot to Conform with Primary Election Ballot) Filed January 5, 1946. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 162(Prohibiting the Governor from Employing Members of the Legislature During the Term for which He has been Elected) Filed January 5, 1946. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 163(Prohibiting the Sale of Beer or Wine by any Person other than the State of Washington) Filed January 9, 1946. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1946 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 164(Prohibiting the Sale of Fortified Wines) Filed February 26, 1946. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 165(Providing for the Sale of Liquor by the Drink) Filed March 1, 1946. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1946 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 166(Relating to Public Utility Districts) Filed April 24, 1946. Signature petitions filed June 29, 1946. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 5, 1946 and rejected by the following vote: For - 220,239 Against - 367,836.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 167(Providing for Liquor by the Drink at Licensed Establishments) Filed January 2, 1948. Signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1948 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 168(Providing Liquor by the Drink for Consumption on Premises where Sold) Filed January 2, 1948. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 169(Providing Bonus to Veterans of World War II) Filed January 2, 1948. Signature petitions filed July 9, 1948 and found sufficient. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 2, 1948 and approved by the following vote: For - 438,518 Against - 337,410. However, State Supreme Court ruled measure unconstitutional February 4, 1949. As a consequence a similar measure was passed into law by the 1949 Legislature (Chapter 180, Laws of 1949.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 170(Relating to Liberalization of Social Security Laws) Filed January 13, 1948. Measure refiled as Initiative Measure no. 172.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 171(Providing Liquor by the Drink with Certain Restrictions) Filed January 19, 1948. Signature petitions filed July 7, 1948 and found sufficient. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 2, 1948 and approved by the following vote: For - 416,227 Against - 373,418. Act is now identified as Chapter 5, Laws of 1949.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 172(Relating to Liberalization of Social Security Laws) Filed February 26, 1948. Signature petitions filed July 9, 1948 and found sufficient. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 2, 1948 and approved by the following vote: For - 420,751 Against - 352,642. Act is now identified as Chapter 6, Laws of 1949.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 173(Providing for the Observance of Daylight Saving Time in the State of Washington) Filed May 20, 1948. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 174(Making application to Congress to call a Convention for the sole purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to expedite and insure participation of the United States in a world federal government) Filed January 16, 1950. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 175(Establishing a Department of Youth protection to operate the Washington State Training School and the State School for Girls under non-partisan control) Filed March 31, 1950. No signature petitions presented for checking. (Essential provisions of this measure enacted by the 1951 Legislature - Chapter 234, Laws of 1951)

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 176(Increasing to sixty-five dollars monthly the minimum grant for certain categories of public assistance, otherwise extending the social security program, and making an appropriation) Filed April 20, 1950. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 7, 1950 and rejected by the following vote: For - 159,400 Against - 534,689.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 177Filed May 1, 1950. Refiled May 5, 1950 as Initiative Measure No. 178.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 178(Modifying the Citizens’ Security Act of 1948 (Initiative Measure No. 172) and transferring the public assistance medical program to the State Department of Health) Filed May 5, 1950. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held November 7, 1950 and approved by the following vote: For - 394,261 Against - 296,290. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1951.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 179(Liberalizing unemployment compensation benefits and repealing that portion of the Unemployment Compensation Act providing for employer experience rating) Filed May 5, 1950. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 180(Authorizing the Manufacture, Sale and Use of Colored Oleomargarine) Filed February 4, 1952. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 4, 1952 and approved by the following vote: For - 836,580 Against - 163,752. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1953.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 181(Prescribing the Observance of Standard Time) Filed February 27, 1952. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 4, 1952 and approved by the following vote: For - 597,558 Against - 397,928. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1953.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 182(Repealing Sunday Blue Laws) Filed March 24, 1952. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 183(Petitioning Congress to declare a policy of the United States to live in peaceful coexistence with other nations and to call a conference of the heads of leading nations to negotiate a settlement of existing differences) Filed March 26, 1952. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 184(Liberalizing Old Age Pension Laws) Filed April 3, 1952. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 4, 1952 and rejected by the following vote: For - 265,193 Against - 646,534.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 185(Liberalizing Old Age Pension Laws) Filed April 11, 1952. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 186(Providing a Civil Service System for Employees of County Sheriffs) Filed April 14, 1952. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 187(Permitting a Modified Coloring of Oleomargarine) Filed May 15, 1952. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 188(Raising Standards for Chiropractic Examinations) Filed January 4, 1954. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 2, 1954 and rejected by the following vote: For - 320,179 Against - 493,108.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 189(Legislative Reapportionment) Filed January 4, 1954. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 190(Presidential Preference Primary) Filed January 6, 1954. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 191(Attorneys’ Fees in Probate) Filed January 21, 1954. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 192(Regulation of Commercial Salmon Fishing) Filed February 16, 1954. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 2, 1954 and rejected by the following vote: For - 237,004 Against - 555,151.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 193(Statewide Daylight Saving Time) Filed February 23, 1954. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 2, 1954 and rejected by the following vote: For - 370,005 Against - 457,529.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 194(Restricting Television Alcoholic Beverage Advertising) Filed March 26, 1954. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 2, 1954 and rejected by the following vote: For - 207,446 Against - 615,794.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 195(State Toll Commission) Filed March 30, 1954. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 196(Amending the Unemployment Compensation Act) Filed April 23, 1954. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 197(Restricting Dams: Columbia River Tributaries) Filed May 12, 1954. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 198(Affecting Employer-Employee Relations) Filed January 19, 1956. Submitted to the voters at the state general election held on November 6, 1956 and rejected by the following vote: For - 329,653 Against - 704,903.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 199(Legislative Reapportionment and Redistricting) Filed February 16, 1956. Submitted to the voters at the November 6, 1956 state general election and approved by the following vote: For - 448,121 Against - 406,287. However, 1957 Legislature extensively amended this act by passing Chapter 289, Laws of 1957 by two-thirds approval of both branches of the Legislature.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 200(Increasing Public Assistance Benefits) Filed February 27, 1956. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 201(Washington Fair Labor Standards Act) Filed March 2, 1956. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 202(Restricting Labor Agreements) Filed January 5, 1958. Signature petitions filed July 3, 1958 and found sufficient. Submitted to voters at the state general election held on November 4, 1958 and rejected by the following vote: For - 339,742 Against - 596,949.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 203(Wood Pulp Waste Tax) Filed February 28, 1958. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 204(Civil Service for State Employees) Filed January 8, 1960. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 205(Authorizing Tavern Spirituous Liquor Licenses) Filed January 8, 1960. Signature petitions filed July 8, 1960 and found sufficient. Submitted to the voters at the November 8, 1960 state general election and rejected by the following vote: For - 357,455 Against - 799,643.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 206(Authorizing and Licensing “Denturistry”) Filed January 1l, 1960. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 207(Civil Service for State Employees) Filed January 13, 1960. Signature petitions filed July 8, 1960 and found sufficient. Submitted to the voters at the November 8, 1960 state general election and approved by the following vote: For - 606,511 Against - 471,730. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1961.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 208(Authorizing Joint Tenancies in Property) Filed January 13, 1960. Signature petitions filed July 8, 1960 and found sufficient. Submitted to the voters at the November 8, 1960 state general election. Measure approved into law by the following vote: For - 647,529 Against - 430,698. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1961.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 209(Minimum Old Age Assistance Grants) Filed February 8, 1960. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 210(Statewide Daylight Saving Time) Filed April 15, 1960. Signature petitions filed July 8, 1960 and found sufficient. Submitted to the voters at the November 8, 1960 state general election and approved by the following vote: For - 596,135 Against - 556,623. Act is now identified as Chapter 3, Laws of 1961.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 211(State Legislative Reapportionment and Redistricting) Filed January 8, 1962 by the League of Women Voters of Washington. Signature petitions filed on June 29, 1962 and found sufficient. Submitted to the voters at the November 1962 state general election and rejected by the following vote: For - 396,419 Against - 441,085.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 212(Repealing Certain 1961 Tax Laws) Filed January 8, 1962 by the Citizens’ Tax Revolt Group. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 213(Authorizing and Licensing “Denturistry”) Filed January 8, 1962 by the Washington Society of Denturists. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 214(Restricting the Legislature’s Tax Power) Filed February 19, 1962 by the Citizens’ Tax Revolt Group. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 215(Marine Recreation Land Act) Filed January 3, 1964 by the Citizens for Outdoor Recreation, Marvin B. Durning, Chairman. Signature petitions filed on July 3, 1964 and found sufficient. Submitted to the voters at the November 3, 1964 state general election and approved by the following vote: For - 665,737 Against - 381,743. Act is now identified as Chapter 5, Laws of 1965.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 216(Repeals County, Regional Planning Act) Filed January 3, 1964 by the Committee for Private Property Rights, Joseph W. Shott, Chairman. No Signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 217(Election of State Game Commissioners) Filed January 8, 1964 by the Washington State Wild Life Council, Inc., Theodore E. Lohman, Vice President. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 221.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 218(Automotive Repair Regulatory Act) Filed January 10, 1964 by the Car Owners Association of Washington, John S. Kelly, President. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 219(Repeal of Metro Enabling Act) Filed January 20, 1964 by the Committee on Constitutional Rights of the State of Washington, Mrs. Ann Katheryn Jensen, Chairman. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 220(Repeal of Urban Renewal Law) Filed January 20, 1964 by the Committee on Constitutional Rights of the State of Washington, Mrs. Ann Katheryn Jensen, Chairman. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 221(Election of State Game Commissioners) Filed February 13, 1964 by the Washington State Wild Life Council, Inc., Theodore E. Lohman, Vice President. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 222(Reallocation of Liquor Sales Revenue) Filed February 20, 1964 by the More & Better Schools for Washington, Lloyd M. Brown, President. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 223(Extending Saturday Night Closing Hours) Filed February 26, 1964 by the Citizens Committee for Sensible Closing Hours, Chester W. Ramage, President. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 224(Prohibiting City Street Parking Fees) Filed March 31, 1964 by the Committee to Ban Parking Meters in the State of Washington, Edward John Kiter, Chairman. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 225(Repealing State Statutes Against Discrimination) Filed April 23, 1964 by the Committee for Preservation of Freedom of Choice, William P. Brophy, Chairman. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 226(Cities Sharing Sales, Use Taxes) Filed January 10, 1966 by the Citizens’ Committee for Community Betterment, Wayne C. Booth, Sr. of Seattle, Chairman. 180,896 signatures were filed on July 8, 1966 and found sufficient. Measure submitted to the voters at the November 8, 1966 state general election and rejected by the following vote: For - 403,700 Against - 514,281.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 227(Buying Back Breakable Beverage Bottles) Filed January 10, 1966 by W. N. Dahmen on behalf of his son Randall Douglas Dahmen of Spokane. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 228(Tax Exemption: Food and Medicine) Filed February 1, 1966 by Karl J. Beaty of Tacoma. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 229(Repealing Sunday Activities Blue Law) Filed February 17, 1966 by Lembhard G. Howell, David Sternhoff and Mark Petterson. 187,463 signatures were filed on July 6, 1966 and found sufficient. Measure submitted to the voters at the November 8, 1966 state general election and approved by the following vote: For 604,096 Against - 333,972. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1967.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 230(Rendering Emergency Aid--Liability Limitation) Filed February 17, 1966 and co-sponsored jointly by the Washington State Association of Fire Chiefs, Washington State Firemen’s Association, and Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 231(Repealing Freight Train Crew Law) Filed March 11, 1966 by the Committee for Transportation Economy, Fred H. Tolan, Chairman. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 233.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 232(Supreme Court Judges--Powers--Election) Filed March 14, 1966 by Walter H. Philipp of Seattle. No signature petitions presented for checking. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 31 to the Legislature.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 233(Repealing Freight Train Crew Law) Filed March 22, 1966 by the Committee for Transportation Economy, Fred H. Tolan, Chairman. 166,866 signatures were filed on July 6, 1966 and found sufficient. Measure submitted to the voters at the November 8, 1966 state general election and approved by the following vote: For - 591,015 Against - 339,978. Act is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1967.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 234(Civil Service--Certain County Employees--Limited to Class AA and Class A Counties) Filed March 30, 1966 by the Committee to Improve County Government. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 237.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 235(Repealing Certain Mental Health Laws) Filed April 1, 1966 by Mrs. Rose R. Garrett Nelson of Puyallup. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 236(Regulating Highway-Railroad Crossings) Filed April 15, 1966 by the Committee for the Elimination of Public Grade Crossings, Arthur J. McGinn of Spokane, Chairman. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 237(Civil Service for County Employees) Filed April 15, 1966 by the Committee to Improve County Government, Anne Shannon of Des Moines, Secretary. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 238(Prohibiting Regulation of Land Use) Filed January 5, 1968 by the Committee for Private Property Rights, Joseph W. Shott of Olympia, Chairman. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 239(Mandatory County Civil Service System) Filed January 10, 1968 by the Special Committee of the King County Employees Association, Walter P. Barclay of Seattle, Chairman. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 240(Termination of Certain Land Use Regulations) Filed January 15, 1968 by Robert W. Sollars of Everett. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 241(Calling 1970 State Constitutional Convention) Filed February 2, 1968 by the Committee to Call a Constitutional Convention, S. Lynn Sutcliffe of Seattle, Chairman. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 242(Drivers’ Implied Consent--Intoxication Tests) Filed February 8, 1968 by the Washington State Medical Association, Dr. Charles P. Larson of Seattle, Vice President. 123,589 signatures were filed on July 3, 1968 and found sufficient. Measure submitted to the voters at the November 5, 1968 state general election and approved by the following vote: For - 792,242 Against - 394,644. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1969.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 243(Information for Life Insurance Purchasers) Filed February 19, 1968 by Theodore Radcliff of Wenatchee. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 244(State--County Tax Millage Shift) Filed February 23, 1968 by the Washington State Association of County Commissioners. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 245(Reducing Maximum Retail Service Charges) Filed April 4, 1968 by Joseph H. Davis, President and Marvin L. Williams, Secretary-Treasurer of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO. 143,395 signatures were filed July 5, 1968 and found sufficient. Measure submitted to the voters at the November 5, 1968 state general election and approved by the following vote: For - 642,902 Against - 551,394. Act is now identified a Chapter 2, Laws of 1969.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 246(Property Tax Millage Rate Reallocation) Filed January 6, 1970 by Donald N. McDonald. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 248.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 247(Increasing Maximum Retail Service Charges) Filed January 20, 1970 by the Washington Citizens for Competitive Credit, A. F. Carey of Seattle, Secretary-Treasurer. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 248(Property Tax Millage Rate Reallocation) Filed January 22, 1970 by Donald N. McDonald of Bothell. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 249(Authorizing Bingo and Other Games of Chance) Filed February 11, 1970 by the Committee for Bingo of Washington, State Representative Mark Litchman, Jr. of Seattle, Chairman. NOTE: Attorney General refused to issue a ballot title for this measure because, in his opinion, the initiative procedure cannot be used to amend the State Constitution. No further action was taken by the sponsor.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 250(Certain Salary Increases--Voter Approval) Filed February 17, 1970 by the Committee for Voter Approved Salary Increases, Albert C. Navone of Seattle, Chairman. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 251(State Taxation--To Regulate Imposition) Filed March 12, 1970 by Vick Gould of Tax Limit League, Bellevue. 135,668 signatures were filed on July 3, 1970 and found sufficient. Measure submitted to the voters at the November 3, 1970 state general election and rejected by the following vote: For 504,779 Against - 527,263.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 252(Property Taxation--Fixing Maximum Rate) Filed March 12, 1970 by Overtaxed, Inc., Harley H. Hoppe, President. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 253(Open Land--Special Taxation Basis) Filed March 24, 1970 by the Island County Branch of American Taxpayers Association, Inc., John Metcalf, Vice Chairman. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 254(Certain Gambling Activities--Criminal Exemption) Filed March 26, 1970 by the Washington State Federation of Fraternal, Patriotic, City and Country Clubs, M. R. Reynolds, President. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 255(Prohibiting Certain Nonrefundable Beverage Receptacles) Filed April 20, 1970 by Robert H. Keller, Jr. of Bellingham. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 256.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 256(Prohibiting Certain Nonrefundable Beverage Receptacles) Filed April 23, 1970 by Robert H. Keller, Jr. of Bellingham. 188,102 signatures filed on July 1, 1970 and found sufficient. Measure submitted to the voters at the November 3, 1970 state general election and rejected by the following vote: For - 511,248 Against - 538,118.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 257(Licensing Dog Racing--Pari-mutuel Betting) Filed April 29, 1970 by Donald Nicholson of Kirkland. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 258(Certain Cities--Greyhound Racing Franchises) Filed January 7, 1972 by Donald Nicholson of Kirkland. 151,856 signatures were filed on July 7, 1972 and found sufficient. Measure submitted to the voters at the November 7, 1972 state general election and rejected by the following vote: For - 526,371 Against - 895,385.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 259(Providing for Presidential Preference Primary) Filed January 7, 1972 by Bellingham Junior Chamber of Commerce of Bellingham. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 260(Regulating Horse and Dog Racing) Filed January 7, 1972 by Friends of Dog Racing et al of Federal Way. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 261(Liquor Sales by Licensed Retailers) Filed January 10, 1972 by Warren B. McPherson and Robert B. Gould of Seattle. 122,241 signatures were filed on July 7, 1972 and found sufficient. Measure submitted to the voters at the November 7, 1972 state general election and rejected by the following vote: For - 634,973 Against - 779,568.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 262(Minimum Age for Alcoholic Beverage Purchases) Filed January 13, 1972 by David G. Huey of Sedro Woolley. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 263(Tax Reform) Filed January 19, 1972 by Robert J. Corcoran of Puyallup. Refiled January 31, 1972 as Initiative Measure No. 267.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 264(Liberalizing State Regulation of Marijuana) Filed January 20, 1972 by Stephen Wilcox, Debbie Yarbrough, and Thomsen Abbott of Olympia. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 265(Changing Congressional and Legislative Districts) Filed January 20, 1972 by Joe David of Seattle. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 266.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 266(Changing Congressional and Legislative Districts) Filed January 25, 1972 by Vernon L. Martin of Olympia. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 267(Repealing Most Property Tax Exemptions) Filed January 31, 1972 by Robert J. Corcoran of Puyallup. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 268(Unicameral Legislature) Filed February 9, 1972 by Philip Tenney Rensvold of Olympia. Attorney General refused to write a ballot title because of the opinion that the initiative procedure cannot be used to amend the constitution.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 269(Examinations for Diplomas and Degrees) Filed February 9, 1972 by Eugene Lydic of Kelso. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 270(Election Campaign Financial Reports) Filed February 10, 1972 by Robert Corcoran of Puyallup. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 271(Income Tax and Revenue Distribution) Filed February 28, 1972 by Charles Clark Marshall of Seattle. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 272(Recreational Personal Property--Taxation Removed) Filed March 1, 1972 by Gary K. Ballew of Vancouver. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 273(Reducing Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax) Filed March 2, 1972 by Margaret C. Tunks of Seattle. Refiled as Initiative Measure No. 274.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 274(Reducing Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax) Filed March 13, 1972 by Jeffrey R. Perkins of Seattle. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 275(Regulating Non-Native Wild Animal Sales) Filed March 23, 1972 by Harry and June Delaloye of Seattle. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 276(Disclosure--Campaign Finances--Lobbying--Records) Filed March 29, 1972 by Michael T. Hildt of Seattle. 162,710 signatures were submitted and found sufficient. Measure submitted to the voters at the November 7, 1972 state general election and approved by the following vote: For - 959,143 Against - 372,693. Act is now identified as Chapter 1, Laws of 1973.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 277(Camping on Certain Ocean Beaches) Filed April 5, 1972 by Carl P. Hanun of Aberdeen. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 278(Tax Revision--Income Tax--Schools) Filed April 14, 1972 by Senator Francis E. Holman, Senator Nat Washington, and Representative Charles Moon of Seattle. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 279(State Funding of Public Schools) Filed May 19, 1972 by Alvin C. Leonard, Jr. of Bothell. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 280(Limiting Special Legislative Sessions) Filed March 12, 1973 by Axel Julin, Chairman, Committee to Retain a Part Time Citizen Legislature. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 281(Elected Officials’ Salary Increases) Filed June 8, 1973 by Bruce Helm of Alderwood Manor. Refiled as Initiative Measure no. 282.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 282(Shall state elected officials’ salary increases be limited to 5.5% over 1965 levels, and judges’ the same over 1972 levels?) Filed June 12, 1973 by Kenneth D. Hansen of Seattle. 699,098 signatures were submitted and found sufficient. Measure submitted to the voters at the November 6, 1973 state general election and was approved by the following vote: For - 798,338 Against - 197,795. Act is now identified as Chapter 149, Laws of 1974, 1st Extraordinary Session.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 283(Shall it be unlawful, except in an emergency, to hitchhike, or to pick up a hitchhiker along a public highway?) Filed January 18, 1974 by Ms. Sallyann Devine of Seattle. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 284 (Shall corporations pay a 12% excise tax measured by income so that special school levies may be reduced or eliminated?) Filed January 22, 1974 by Representative Charles Moon. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 285(Shall all privately or corporately owned land, including residential real estate, annually be taxed a minimum of $2.50 per acre?) Filed January 24, 1974 by Donn C. Higley of Seattle. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 286(Shall the membership of the legislature be reduced from forty-nine senators and ninety-eight representatives to twenty-one senators and sixty-three representatives?) Filed January 30, 1974 by Harley H. Hoppe of Seattle. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 287(Shall salmon net fishing be prohibited in designated Puget Sound and adjacent waters unless permitted by a newly established commission?) Filed January 31, 1974 by Dr. Charles F. Raab of Port Angeles. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 288(Shall couples with children under 18 be ineligible for divorce and, upon separation, shall a commission oversee their children’s rights?) Filed February 1, 1974 by Joseph Garske of Yakima. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 289(Shall additional gambling activities, including slot machines and card rooms, be legalized, local regulation prohibited, and the state gambling commission replaced?) Filed February 4, 1974 by Roy Needham of Yakima. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 290(Shall liquor prices be limited and revenue distribution formulas changed, a new seven-member liquor board created, and an administrator appointed?) Filed February 25, 1974 by Senator William S. “Bill” Day of Spokane. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 291(Shall parents and other persons be prohibited from inflicting or threatening bodily punishment upon children or mentally retarded persons?) Filed March 12, 1974 by Shirley Amiel of Bellevue. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 292(Shall criminal penalties for state traffic law violations and laws imposing state retail sales taxes and use taxes be repealed?) Filed March 18, 1974 by Jack Zektzer of Seattle. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 293(Shall present laws governing modification, renewal or nonrenewal of certificated school employees’ contracts be repealed and merit salary systems adopted?) Filed March 18, 1974 by Senator Hubert F. Donohue of Dayton. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 294(Shall the legislature be reduced to 21 senators and 63 representatives elected from single-member districts established by this initiative?) Filed March 26, 1974 by Elizabeth J. Bracelin and Robert L. Burnham. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 295(Shall the retail sales tax be eliminated on sales of food, clothing, medicines and medical devices, and residential construction costs?) Filed April 4, 1974 by Richard Dyment, Chairman, Libertarian Party of Washington. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 296(Shall the 1973 law substituting principles of comparative negligence for those of contributory negligence in civil damage actions be repealed?) Filed April 9, 1974 by James M. Petra of Chehalis. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 297(Shall any gambling activities be legal when licensed by the state gambling commission and authorized by the municipality where conducted?) Filed April 15, 1974 by Gary Bacon, Chairman, Committee for Local Option. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 298(Shall an initiative be adopted stating that no person shall serve for more than eight consecutive years in the legislature?) Filed May 10, 1974 by Harry S. Foster of Edmonds. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 299(Shall the tax on retail sales of liquor (spirits) in the original package be reduced by two cents per ounce?) Filed May 13, 1974 by Alfred J. Schweppe on behalf of the Citizens Committee for Lower Liquor Taxes. 134,695 signatures were submitted and found insufficient to qualify the measure for the 1974 general election ballot.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 300(Shall certain rights of parents regarding public school curricula and teaching materials be defined and some school district programs restricted?) Filed May 13, 1974 by Sally F. Tinner of Steilacoom. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 301(Shall present laws governing modification, renewal or nonrenewal of certificated school employees’ contracts be repealed?) Filed January 16, 1975 by Dorothy Roberts of Bellevue. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 302(Shall the minimum age for the purchase or consumption of alcoholic beverages be lowered to 18 years?) Filed January 28, 1975 by Diahn Schmidt of Olympia. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 303(Shall an initiative be adopted declaring persons having served in the Congress a total of twelve years ineligible for reelection?) Filed January 29, 1975 by Gene Goosman, Sr. of Seattle. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 304(Shall a new commission appoint the director of fisheries and manage food fish and shellfish for commercial and recreational purposes?) Filed February 3, 1975 by Dr. Charles F. Raab of Port Angeles. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 305(Shall the legal age for the use and consumption of alcoholic beverages be lowered to 19 years?) Filed February 6, 1975 by Richard Spaulding and William G. Bowie, both of Cheney. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 306(Shall state appropriations be limited to 9% of state personal income and decreases in state support to municipalities be restricted?) Filed February 13, 1975 by Kenneth D. Hansen of Seattle. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 307(Shall some common school curricula be specified, teaching methods limited and written parental consent to certain school activities be required?) Filed March 7, 1975 by Paul O. Snyder of Tacoma. No signature petitions presented for checking.

INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 308(Shall sales and business and occupation taxes be removed from certain transactions involving clothing, food, shelter, and health care products?) Filed March 10, 1975 by Carl R. Nicolai of Seattle.