Ohio Motor Vehicle Tax, Amendment 1 (1934)
The Ohio Motor Vehicle Tax Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 6, 1934 ballot in Ohio as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have limited taxation as property on motor vehicles and restricted the use of the generated tax funds to public thoroughfares and related purposes.
|Ohio Amendment 1 (1934)|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|“||Proposing to amend Article XII of the Constitution of the State of Ohio by adopting Section 5a, relative to the taxation of motor vehicles and the use of the revenue derived from license taxes thereon.
Section 5a. Motor vehicles registered by the owner thereof, upon the use of which on the public highways a license tax is imposed and paid, shall not be taxed in the same year as property, and the revenue derived from such license taxes shall be applied only for public thoroughfare purposes, including the control and protection of traffic thereon and shall not be diverted, by transfer or funds or otherwise, to any other object.
The foregoing section shall take effect on the first day of January, 1935.
SHALL THIS PROPOSED AMENDMENT BE ADOPTED?
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- Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 9, 2015
- Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 9, 2015
- State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 9, 2015
- Painesville Telegraph, "Below is printed a fac-simile of the Proposed Amendment To The Constitution Ballot that will be given to the voters on Tuesday, Nov. 6th" November 3, 1934
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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