Georgia Amendment 5
, also known as the Amendment to allow different tax rates for commercial dockside facilities used to land and process seafood
, was on the November 7, 2002
election ballot in Georgia
. It was defeated, with 43.3% of voters in favor.
| Amendment 5|
|Yes|| 797,188|| 43.3%|
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
Shall the Constitution be amended so as to provide that commercial dockside facilities consisting of real and personal property whose primary use is the landing and processing of seafood may be classified as a separate class of property for ad valorem property tax purposes and different rates, methods, and assessment dates may be provided for such dockside facilities?