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Don’t forget that in addition to federal, state, local and judicial choices on this year’s ballot are 2 state constitutional amendment proposals to vote upon.  Please see the actual wording of these proposals below:

Proposal 20-1 

 A proposed constitutional amendment to allow money from oil and gas mining on state-owned lands to continue to be collected in state funds for land protection and creation and maintenance of parks, nature areas, and public recreation facilities; and to describe how money in those state funds can be spent.

This proposed constitutional amendment would:

• Allow the State Parks Endowment Fund to continue receiving money from sales of oil and gas from state-owned lands to improve, maintain and purchase land for State parks, and for Fund administration, until its balance reaches $800,000,000.

• Require subsequent oil and gas revenue from state-owned lands to go into the Natural Resources Trust Fund.

• Require at least 20% of Endowment Fund annual spending go toward State park improvement.

  • Require at least 25% of Trust Fund annual spending go toward parks and public recreation areas and at least 25% toward land conservation.

Proposal 20-2

 A proposed constitutional amendment to require a search warrant in order to access a person’s electronic data or electronic communications.

This proposed constitutional amendment would:

• Prohibit unreasonable searches or seizures of a person’s electronic data and electronic communications.

• Require a search warrant to access a person’s electronic data or electronic communications, under the same conditions currently required for the government to obtain a search warrant to search a person’s house or seize a person’s things.

Listed below are links for additional election information:

https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/PublicBallot

http://www.stjamestwp.org/clerk_s_office_elections/index.php

http://www.peainetwp.org/news_detail_T6_R75.php

An UNOFFICIAL Proposal from a certain BIA, “tongue in cheek”, humorous board member is:

A proposed constitutional amendment to repeal the year of 2020!