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Georgia Property Tax Relief for Homeowners, Amendment 2 (2000)

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Georgia Amendment 2 was on the November 7, 2000 election ballot in Georgia. It passed, with 88% of voters in favor.[1]

Election results

Amendment 2
Approveda Yes 1,995,717 88.2%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Legislative Constitutional Amendment. This proposal provides for an adjustment on the ad valorem property tax return of each taxpayer claiming the state-wide homestead exemption. The amount of the adjustment may be equivalent to a homestead exemption of up to $18,000.00 of the assessed value of the homestead or the taxpayer's ad valorem tax liability on the homestead, whichever is lower. Each year the General Assembly may appropriate the amount of the tax credit as grants to local governments and school districts for homeowner tax relief. The procedures and conditions for the adjustments and grants shall be subject to the provisions of general law. Enabling legislation was enacted by Georgia Laws 1999, p. 273.

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