Washington Sovereignty and Federal Tax Escrow Account Act (2010)
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Text of measure
The ballot title read:
- Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1060 concerns federal taxes collected in Washington.
- Concise Description: This measure would direct the state to deposit certain federal taxes in the state treasury, distribute them based upon legislative determinations of the constitutionality of federal actions, and bar their direct federal collection.
- Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]
According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:
This measure would direct the state to collect certain federal taxes and place them in an escrow account in the state treasury. The taxes would be distributed to their federal recipients or transferred to the state general fund, depending on whether the federal government is acting in a constitutional manner. The measure declares that federal agents would be barred from directly collecting these taxes in Washington, and that certain federal laws are null and void.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Washington signature requirements
According to state officials, no petitions were filed in an effort to qualify the measure for the ballot. In order to place the proposed measure on the 2010 ballot, organizers were required to collect a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures.
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