The Ohio Repeal New Taxes Amendment
, also known as Issue 3
, appeared on the November 8, 1983 ballot
as an initiated constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated
This amendment would have repealed all taxes passed since the previous year, 1982.
| Ohio Issue 3 (1983)|
|Yes|| 1,452,061|| 43.54%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|| Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To amend Article XII by adopting a new Section 3a of the Constitution of the State of Ohio
The proposed amendment is as follows
Any changes in the tax laws of the state that were enacted after January 1, 1983, but before the effective date of this amendment, shall expire on June 30, 1984. The tax laws of the state that were existing on January 1, 1983 shall be deemed to be in effect as of July 1, 1984. However, any tax scheduled to appear between January 1, 1983 and June 30, 1984 shall expire pursuant to the law as it existed on January 1, 1983.
Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?