The Ohio Tax Assessment of Recreational Land Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 4, 1975 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized recreational land to be assessed for taxation based on its recreational use.
| Ohio Amendment 1 (1975)|
|Yes|| 1,014,425|| 39.72%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||To authorize laws to be passed which permit land that is devoted exclusively to outdoor recreation to be valued for tax purposes at its current value for recreational use, except land which is utilized and controlled or owned by an organization or person who discriminates against or violates the civil rights of individuals.
Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 13, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 13, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 13, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Endorsements," November 3, 1975
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.