Nevada Property Tax Exemption for Water Conservation, Question 6 (1998)

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The Nevada Property Tax Exemption for Water Conservation Question, also known as Question 6, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in Nevada, where it was defeated.

Election results

Question 6 (Property Tax Exemption for Water Conservation)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No234,09358.6%
Yes 165,135 41.4%

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 authorize an abatement of taxes on property used in a manner that conserves water?[1]

The language that appeared in the voter's guide:

EXPLANATION
The proposed amendment to the constitution authorizes the Legislature to provide for the reduction or elimination of taxes on property developed in a manner that conserves water. For example, water efficient landscaping, such as xeroscaping or other similar features, may qualify for a reduction or elimination of property taxes. If the amendment is approved, the Legislature may establish guidelines for the uses of property that qualify for a reduction of taxes.[1]

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