West Virginia Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment (2014)

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The West Virginia Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment was not on the November 4, 2014 ballot in West Virginia as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure would have increased the homestead tax exemption from $20,000 to $30,000.[1]

The measure's assigned name was Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment.[1]

The proposed amendment was sponsored in the West Virginia Legislature by State Senator David Sypolt (R-14) as Senate Joint Resolution 1.[2]

Text of measure

Ballot summary

The proposed ballot purpose summary read as follows:[1]

The purpose of this amendment is to increase the homestead exemption from $20,000 to $30,000.[3]



Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the West Virginia Constitution

According to the West Virginia Constitution, a two-thirds vote in both chambers of the West Virginia Legislature was required to refer the amendment to the ballot.

See also

Suggest a link

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 West Virginia Legislature, "SJR 3 Text," accessed February 21, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 West Virginia Legislature, "Senate Joint Resolution 3," accessed February 21, 2014
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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