Georgia Amendment 1
, also known as Creating a Land, Water, Wildlife and Recreation Heritage Fund
, was on the November 3, 1998
election ballot in Georgia
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated
, with 46.8% of voters in favor.
| Amendment 1|
|Yes|| 770,192|| 46.8%|
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
Proposes to amend the Constitution to require the General Assembly to provide by law for the creation of a Land, Water, Wildlife, and Recreation Heritage Fund, with moneys derived from an increase in the real estate transfer tax from $1.00 to $2.00 per $1,000.00, from which funds shall be disbursed for the purposes of local government recreation grants and for acquiring, conserving, managing, or preserving Georgia's natural and historic areas, water resources, and wildlife habitats.