Nevada Legislative Supermajority for Tax Increases, Question 11 (1994)

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The Nevada Legislative Supermajority for Tax Increases Question, also known as Question 11, was an initiated constitutional amendment in Nevada which was approved on the ballot on November 8, 1994. This amendment modified the Nevada Constitution to require a 2/3 vote in the legislature or a majority vote by referendum for any tax increase.[1]

Aftermath

Question 11 was voted upon and approved for a second time in 1996, thereby being taken into effect.

Election results

Nevada Question 11 (1994)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 283,889 78.12%
No79,52021.88%

Official results via: Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau - Research Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to establish a requirement that at least a two-thirds vote of both houses of the legislature be necessary to pass a measure which generates or increases a tax, fee, assessment, rate or any other form of public revenue?[1][2]

Reports and analyses

The language that appeared in the voter's guide:[1]

Explanation

A two-thirds majority vote of both houses of the legislature would be required for the passage of any bill or joint resolution which would increase public revenue in any form. The legislature could, by a simple majority vote, refer any such proposal to a vote of the people at the next general election.

Fiscal note

Fiscal Impact-No. The proposal to amend the Nevada Constitution to require two-thirds vote to pass a bill or joint resolution which creates, generates or increases any public revenue in any form. The proposal would have no adverse fiscal impact to the State.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau - Research Division, 1994 Ballot Question Guide with Election Results
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.