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SJR 221 - Constitutional Amendment to Prohibit State Income Tax - Key Vote

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Jack Johnson Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Constitutional Amendment.

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Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (26-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Constitutional Amendment to Prohibit State Income Tax

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that prohibits the state from levying any state or local tax on earned personal income.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION IS A THREE-STEP PROCESS. FIRST, IT REQUIRES APPROVAL OF A SIMPLE MAJORITY IN BOTH THE HOUSE AND SENATE. SECOND, IT REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL BY THE NEXT GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOLLOWING AN ELECTION YEAR, AND THIRD APPROVAL BY THE VOTERS DURING A GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION. THE GOVERNOR CAN VETO THE JOINT RESOLUTION DURING ANY YEAR THE LEGISLATURE PASSES AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION.

Constitutional Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Constitutional Amendment to Prohibit State Income Tax

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