Utah Property Tax Exemption for Water Facilities, Amendment C (2010)

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The Utah Property Tax Exemption for Water Facilities, Amendment C appeared on the November 2, 2010 as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment where it was approved.[1]

The proposal called for creating a property tax exemption for water facilities.[2]

Election results

See also: 2010 ballot measure election results
Amendment C (Water Facilities Tax Exemption)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 334,473 59.37%
No228,86440.63%

Source: State of Utah Elections Office - 2010 general election results

Text of measure

Summary

This joint resolution of the Legislature proposes to amend the Utah Constitution to enact a property tax exemption related to certain property associated with water.

This resolution proposes to amend the Utah Constitution to:[3]

  • enact a property tax exemption for:
  • certain property owned by a nonprofit entity and used within the State to irrigate land, provide domestic water, or provide water to a public water supplier;
  • land occupied by certain exempt facilities if the land is owned by the nonprofit entity that owns the facilities; and
  • land adjacent to those facilities if the land is owned by the nonprofit entity that owns the facilities and is reasonably necessary for the maintenance or for otherwise supporting the operation of the facilities.

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See also: How the Utah Constitution is amended
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According to Section 1, Article XXIII, a two-thirds vote was necessary in the state legislature to place the proposed amendment before the state's voters. The proposal was approved by both the House and the Senate as of March 16, 2010.[4]

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