New Jersey Veterans’ Property Tax Deduction Amendment (2014)

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A New Jersey Veterans’ Property Tax Deduction Amendment did not make the November 4, 2014 ballot in New Jersey as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. At least 14 measure to amend the property tax deduction available to veterans were proposed in the 2014 legislative session. The first group of amendments would have increased the veterans' property tax deduction to either $350 or $500 or authorize municipalities to provide an additional $250.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7] Other amendments would have extended the deduction to veterans who lease land in unincorporated communities, to honorably discharged permanently and totally disabled peacetime veterans, to surviving spouses of nonresident veterans in certain circumstances, to veterans who did not serve during time of war or other emergency and to veterans who are residents of continuing care retirement communities.[8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16]

Text of measure

ACR 38

Assembly Concurrent Resolution 38 would have increased the veterans' property tax deduction to $500.[1]

ACR 55 & SCR 67

Identical measures ACR 55 and Senate Concurrent Resolution 67 would have authorized municipalities to provide an additional $250 in veterans' property tax deduction.[2][3]

ACR 102 & SCR 82

Identical measures ACR 102 and SCR 82 would have incrementally increased the amount of veterans' property tax deduction from $250 to $500.[4][5]

ACR 127

ACR 127 would have increased the veterans' property tax deduction to $350.[6]

SCR 13

SCR 13 would have increased the veterans' property tax deduction to $500.[7]

ACR 32

ACR 32 would have "[extended] property tax deduction or exemption to qualified veterans who lease land in unincorporated communities."[8]

ACR 56 & SCR 66

Identical measures ACR 56 and SCR 66 would have granted total property tax exemption to honorably discharged permanently and totally disabled peacetime veterans.[10][11]

ACR 57 & SCR 65

Identical measures ACR 57 and SCR 65 would have permitted the legislature to extend "veterans' property tax deduction to surviving spouse of nonresident veteran in certain circumstances."[9][12]

ACR 74

ACR 74 would have extended civil service preference and property tax deduction to veterans who did not serve during time of war or other emergency.[13]

SCR 17

SCR 17 would have extended property tax deductions to certain veterans who did not serve during time of war or other emergency.[14]

ACR 68 & SCR 39

ACR 68 and SCR 39 would have extended veterans' property tax deductions and disabled veterans' property tax exemptions to residents of continuing care retirement communities.[16][15]

Support

ACR 32 supporters

ACR 38 supporters

ACR 102 & SCR 82 supporters

ACR 127 supporters

SCR 13 supporters

ACR 55 & SCR 67 supporters

ACR 56 & SCR 66 supporters

ACR 57 & SCR 65 supporters




ACR 74 supporters

SCR 17 supporters

ACR 68 supporters

SCR 39 supporters

Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the New Jersey Constitution

At the time in New Jersey, proposed constitutional amendments had two ways of achieving ballot access. The New Jersey Legislature could either qualify it with supermajority approval of 60 percent in one legislative session or with simple majorities in two successive sessions. This measure did not receive the necessary supermajority required for a 2014 ballot placement.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Assembly Concurrent Resolution 28," accessed June 24, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Assembly Concurrent Resolution 55," accessed June 24, 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Senate Concurrent Resolution 67," accessed June 24, 2014
  4. 4.0 4.1 216the New Jersey Legislature, "Assembly Concurrent Resolution 102," accessed June 25, 2014
  5. 5.0 5.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Senate Concurrent Resolution 82," accessed June 25, 2014
  6. 6.0 6.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Assembly Concurrent Resolution 127," accessed June 25, 2014
  7. 7.0 7.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Senate Concurrent Resolution 13," accessed June 25, 2014
  8. 8.0 8.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Assembly Concurrent Resolution 32," accessed June 24, 2014
  9. 9.0 9.1 New Jersey Legislature, "Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 57," accessed February 17, 2014
  10. 10.0 10.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Assembly Concurrent Resolution 56," accessed June 24, 2014
  11. 11.0 11.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Senate Concurrent Resolution 66," accessed June 24, 2014
  12. 12.0 12.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Senate Concurrent Resolution 65," accessed June 24, 2014
  13. 13.0 13.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Assembly Concurrent Resolution 74," accessed June 24, 2014
  14. 14.0 14.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Senate Concurrent Resolution 17," accessed June 25, 2014
  15. 15.0 15.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Senate Concurrent Resolution 39," accessed June 25, 2014
  16. 16.0 16.1 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Assembly Concurrent Resolution 68," accessed June 25, 2014
  17. Open States, "New Jersey ACR 32, 2014-2015 Regular Session," June 24, 2014
  18. Open States, "New Jersey ACR 38, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 24, 2014
  19. Open States, "New Jersey ACR 102, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 25, 2014
  20. Open States, "New Jersey SCR 82, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 25, 2014
  21. Open States, "New Jersey ACR 127, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 25, 2014
  22. Open States, "New Jersey SCR 13, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 25, 2014
  23. Open States, "New Jersey ACR 55, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 24, 2014
  24. Open States, "New Jersey SCR 67, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 24, 2014
  25. Open States, "New Jersey ACR 56, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 24, 2014
  26. Open States, "New Jersey SCR 66, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 24, 2014
  27. LegiScan, "New Jersey Assembly Concurrent Resolution 24 information," accessed January 16, 2014 (timed out)
  28. Open States, "New Jersey SCR 65, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 24, 2014
  29. Open States, "New Jersey ACR 74, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 24, 2014
  30. Open States, "New Jersey SCR 17, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 25, 2014
  31. LegiScan, "New Jersey Senate Concurrent Resolution 39," accessed June 25, 2014
  32. Open States, "New Jersey ACR 68, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 26, 2014

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