Key Votes

SCR 1001 - Temporary Sales Tax Increase - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

John Huppenthal voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

Read statements John Huppenthal made in this general time period.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. AN AMENDMENT MAY ALSO BE PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE PETITION. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (34-25) - (Key vote)

Title: Temporary Sales Tax Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a concurrent resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that temporarily increases the sales tax from 5.6 percent to 6.6 percent, beginning June 1, 2010 and ending May 31, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates the revenue derived from the temporary sales tax increase increase as follows (Sec. 1):
    • 2/3 for public primary and secondary education; and
    • 1/3 for health and human services and public safety.
  • Specifies that the special election shall be held on May 18, 2010 (Sec. 2).
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (16-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Temporary Sales Tax Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a concurrent resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that temporarily increases the sales tax from 5.6 percent to 6.6 percent, beginning June 1, 2010 and ending May 31, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates the revenue derived from the temporary sales tax increase increase as follows (Sec. 1):
    • 2/3 for public primary and secondary education; and
    • 1/3 for health and human services and public safety.
  • Specifies that the special election shall be held on May 18, 2010 (Sec. 2).
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Temporary Sales Tax Increase

Sponsors

  • Robert 'Bob' Burns (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara Leff (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda J. Lopez (AZ - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Ken Cheuvront (AZ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jorge Luis Garcia (AZ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda J. Gray (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)