Opinion Letter No. 226-2000
Contents of letter
February 17, 2000
Honorable Rebecca McDowell Cook
Missouri Secretary of State
State Capitol Building
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Dear Secretary Cook:
You have submitted to us a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo Supp. The summary statement which you have submitted is as follows:
Shall Article IV, Section 30 of the Missouri Constitution be amended by adding a new section providing that one tenth of all monies collected by the State of Missouri for transportation purposes shall be applied towards Rail Passenger Service development and operations?
See our Opinion Letter No. 215-2000, approving the form of the related petition.
Pursuant to Section 116.334, we approve the legal content and form of the proposed statement. Since our review of the statement is mandated by statute, no action we take with respect to such review should be construed as an endorsement of the petition or as the expression of any view regarding the objectives of its proponents.
JEREMIAH W. (JAY) NIXON