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Opinion Letter No. 158-87

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August 21, 1987

The Honorable Roy D. Blunt
Secretary of State
State Capitol Building
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Dear Secretary Blunt:

 This letter is in response to your letter dated August 13, 1987, submitting to us a statement of purpose prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo 1986. A copy of your letter containing the proposed statement is attached. This statement is to be the petition title for a proposed amendment to Article X of the Missouri Constitution and also is to be the ballot title if the amendment is placed on the ballot. See our Opinion Letter No. 143-87.

 We approve the legal content and form of the proposed statement. Under the provisions of Section 116.334, the approved statement of purpose, unless altered by a court, is the petition title for the measure circulated by the petition and the ballot title if the measure is placed on the ballot.

Very truly yours,

William L. Webster
Attorney General

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