The Washington Forty Mills Limit on Property Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 1, was on the November 7, 1944 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure limited aggregate annual levy of taxes on real and personal property to forty mills. The measure amended Section 2 of Article VII of the Washington Constitution.
| Washington HJR 1 (1944)|
| Yes|| 357,488|| 66.6%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
- See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 2 of Article VII
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Proposed amendement to Article VII of Constitution, adding section limiting aggregate annual levy of taxes on real and personal property to forty mills; exempting port and public utility districts; defining taxing districts; authorizing exceeding of limitation in certain cases by vote of electors; authorizing refunding of certain bonds by certain taxing districts outside of limitation by vote of governing body; subjecting amendment to Article VIII, Section 6, of Constitution; and making other exceptions.