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Nevada Legislative Supermajority for Tax Increases, Question 11 (1996)

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The Nevada Legislative Supermajority for Tax Increases Question, also known as Question 11, was an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 5, 1996 election ballot in Nevada, where it was approved.

Election results

Question 11 (Legislative Supermajority for Tax Increases)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 301,382 70.5%
No125,96929.5%

Official results via: Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau - Research Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to establish a requirement that at least a two-thirds vote of both houses of the legislature be necessary to pass a measure which generates or increases a tax, fee, assessment, rate or any other form of public revenue?[1]

The language that appeared in the voter's guide:

EXPLANATION
A two thirds majority vote of both houses of the legislature would be required for the passage of any bill or joint resolution which would increase public revenue in any form. The legislature could, by a simple majority vote, refer any such proposal to a vote of the people at the next general election.
FISCAL NOTE
Financial Impact - No. The proposal to amend the Nevada Constitution to require two-thirds vote to pass a bill or joint resolution which creates, generates or increases any public revenue in any form. The proposal would have no adverse fiscal impact to the state.[1]

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