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First Responder and Military Member Survivor Benefits; Public Colleges and Universities

Article IX, Sections 7 and 8; Article X, New Section

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Grants mandatory payment of death benefits and waiver of certain educational expenses to qualifying survivors of certain first responders and military members who die performing official duties. Requires supermajority votes by university trustees and state university system board of governors to raise or impose all legislatively authorized fees if law requires approval by those bodies. Establishes existing state college system as constitutional entity; provides governance structure.

Related Links:
Constitution Revision Commission Website

Constitution Revision Commission

Status: Passed
Made Ballot: 05/09/2018 
Ballot Number: 7  
Election Date: 11/06/2018 
 Votes For: 5,148,300   
 Votes Against: 2,680,942   

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