Missouri Conservation Tax, Amendment 1 (August 2006)
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Missouri Amendment 1, also known as the Continue Sales and Use Tax for Soil and Water Conservation, State Parks and Historic Sites Act, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the August 8, 2006 primary election ballot in Missouri, where it was approved.
|Constitutional Amendment 1 (Conservation Tax)|
Official results via: Missouri Secretary of State - Elections Division
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
To be considered in the August 8, 2006 primary election. Proposed by the 93rd General Assembly (First Regular Session) SJR 1
Shall Article IV, Section 47(a), (b), and (c) of the Missouri Constitution be amended to:
A) reauthorize for ten years the one-tenth percent sales/use tax for (1) soil and water conservation; (2) state parks and historic sites; and
B) resubmit this issue to a vote every ten years or at an earlier special election?
The proposed constitutional amendment continues until 2016, but does not increase, the existing sales and use tax of one-tenth of one percent that is set to terminate in 2008. The tax would generate approximately $82 million annually for soil and water conservation efforts and operation of the state park system.
- 2006 Voter Guide: Initiative Petitions & Ballot Questions
- Election Results from the Missouri Secretary of State - Elections Division
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Jefferson City (capital)
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