Alabama Foreign Trade Investment Zone, Amendment 1 (2006)

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The Alabama Amendment 1, also known as the Foreign Trade Investment Zone Act, was on the November 7, 2006 ballot in the state of Alabama as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.[1]

Election results

Foreign Trade Investment Zone
Defeatedd No409,37250.2%
Yes 406,730 49.8%

Results according to Alabama Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, authorizing the governing body of the City of Prichard to establish an Alabama Foreign Trade Investment Zone as a special tax district for the purpose of importing duty free and quota free articles eligible under the United States General System of Preferences and the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act; would specify that the value of land and improvements on the land within the district would be assessed and taxed for ad valorem tax purposes by county tax officials under a single site valuation system; and would provide further for the contractual powers of nonprofit organizations. (Proposed by Act 2005-105)

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