American Samoan referendum, 1970

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A series of referendums on the legislature and taxes were held in American Samoa on 3 November 1970. Voters were asked to approve a measure streamlining the spending of money obtained from taxes and duties,[1] a ban on government employees or public officers running for the legislature while the held those positions,[2] a measure setting the term of the Fono as two 30-day sessions per year[3] and another capping MP salaries at six thousand dollars per year.[4] All these measures passed and were adopted into law.

References

  1. ^ Müller, Beat. "Amerikanisch-Samoa, 3. November 1970 : Verfahren für Steuer- und Abgabengesetze". Search Engine for Direct Democracy (in German). Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Müller, Beat. "Amerikanisch-Samoa, 3. November 1970 : Beamte dürfen nicht Abgeordnete sein". Search Engine for Direct Democracy (in German). Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Müller, Beat. "Amerikanisch-Samoa, 3. November 1970 : Zwei Sitzungsperioden zu je 30 Tagen des Parlaments". Search Engine for Direct Democracy (in German). Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Müller, Beat. "Amerikanisch-Samoa, 3. November 1970 : Abgeordnetenbezüge". Search Engine for Direct Democracy (in German). Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
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