The Washington State Authority on Local Taxes Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 14, was on the November 6, 1934 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have disempowered the state legislature to impose taxes upon or regulate taxes within counties and municipalities. The measure would have amended Section 12 of Article XI of the Washington State Constitution.
| Washington HJR 14 (1934)|
|Yes|| 129,310|| 40.62%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| A resolution amending section 12 of Article XI of the constitution by providing that the legislature shall have no power to impose taxes upon counties, cities, towns or other municipal corporations, or upon the inhabitants or property thereof, for county, city, town or other municipal purposes, but by general law may limit such taxes and may supervise and control the valuing of property for local taxation and the administration of laws relating to such taxation, and may apportion state funds among counties, cities, towns and other municipal corporations.