New Jersey Question 2, Property Tax Deductions for Veterans (1999)

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New Jersey Question 2, also known as the Constitutional Amendment to Increase the Property Tax Deduction for Veterans, was on the November 2, 1999 election ballot in New Jersey as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.

Election results

New Jersey Question 2
Approveda Yes 886,481 77%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Shall the amendment to Article VIII, Section I, paragraph 3 of the State Constitution, agreed to by the Legislature, increasing from $50 to $250 over four years the annual deduction for veterans from real and personal property taxes, be approved?

Interpretive Statement: This proposed constitutional amendment would increase the property tax deduction for veterans from the current $50 to: $100 for calendar year 2000, $150 for calendar year 2001, $200 for calendar year 2002 and $250 for each year thereafter. The veterans' property tax deduction provided for in the State Constitution has not been increased since 1963.

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