Oklahoma Freeport Property Tax Exemptions, State Question 734 (2006)

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The Oklahoma Freeport Property Tax Exemptions Amendment, also known as State Question 734, was on the November 7, 2006 ballot in Oklahoma as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed a tax exemption for goods shipped into the state, but which do not remain in the state for more than 90 days. The measure also allowed laws to be enacted that placed a deadline on the application process for claiming the exemption.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 734 (2006)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 540,816 63.11%
No316,18836.89%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The official ballot title appeared as:[2]

This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It amends Section 6A of Article 10. This section provides an exemption from property tax. The exemption applies to goods that are shipped into the state, but which do not remain in the state for more than ninety days. This is sometimes known as the freeport exemption. This measure would allow laws to be enacted. The laws could provide for an application process to claim this exemption. The laws could require the application to be filed by a certain date. The laws could require certain information to be included with the application. The application would be filed with the county assessor.

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Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

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References

  1. Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Questions," accessed December 2, 2014
  2. Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Question 734," accessed December 2, 2014
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.