Minnesota Sales Tax Increase Repeal (2012)
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Text of measure
The repeal measure would have been presented to voters as follows:
"Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to remove the sales and use tax rate increase of three-eighths of one percent that began July 1, 2009, and is dedicated to protect our drinking water sources; to protect, enhance, and restore our wetlands, prairies, forests, and fish, game, and wildlife habitat; to preserve our arts and cultural heritage; to support our parks and trails; and to protect, enhance, and restore our lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater until the year 2034?"
Measure to be repealed
"Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to dedicate funding to protect our drinking water sources; to protect, enhance, and restore our wetlands, prairies, forests, and fish, game, and wildlife habitat; to preserve our arts and cultural heritage; to support our parks and trails; and to protect, enhance, and restore our lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater by increasing the sales and use tax rate beginning July 1, 2009, by three-eighths of one percent on taxable sales until the year 2034?"
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the Minnesota Constitution
In order to refer proposed amendments to the ballot they must be agreed on by a majority of the members of each chamber of the Minnesota State Legislature. The 2012 legislative session ended before the measure was passed on to the ballot.
- Minnesota Sales Tax Increase, Constitutional Amendment (2008)
- 2012 ballot measures
- Minnesota 2012 ballot measures
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