Below is the verbatim text of Proposal 1 of 2020. The proposal’s modification to the text of the Michigan Constitution can be found in Appendix A.
A proposed constitutional amendment to allow money from oil and gas mining on state-owned lands to continue to be collected and 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 ResourcesTrust 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.
Should this proposal be adopted?
 “Proposal 20-1” (State of Michigan, 2020), https://perma.cc/ 5SLP-CT2W.