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Arkansas Creation of State Tax Commission, Proposed Amendment 63 (1984)

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The Arkansas Creation of State Tax Commission Amendment, also known as Proposed Amendment 63, appeared as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Arkansas where it was defeated on the November 6, 1984 ballot.[1]

This amendment would have created a State Tax Commission and allowed for certain personal property to be exempt from ad valorem taxation.

Election results

Arkansas Proposed Amendment 63 (1984)
Defeatedd No452,61259.36%
Yes 309,811 40.64%

Official results via: Arkansas Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

An amendment to the constitution to exempt household furniture, clothing and related items of personal property from ad valorem taxation; to simplify the means of collecting personal property taxes on motor vehicles; to place a ceiling of twenty percent on the value at which taxable real and personal property can be assessed; and, to create a State Tax Commission to administer the laws pertaining to statewide equalization of property.[3]

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  1. Arkansas Secretary of State, "Initiatives and Amendments 1938-2010"
  2. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. REFERENDA AND PRIMARY ELECTION MATERIALS [Computer file]. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1995. doi:10.3886/ICPSR00006.v1
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.