Ohio Tax Assessments of Agricultural Lands, Amendment 1 (1973)
The Ohio Tax Assessments of Agricultural Lands Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 6, 1973 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted agricultural land to be evaluated for its agricultural productivity when assessed for tax purposes.
|Ohio Amendment 1 (1973)|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The question appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall Section 36 of Article II of the Ohio Constitution be amended to allow land devoted exclusively to agricultural use to be valued for taxation at its current value for such use and to allow recovery of any difference in the dollar amount of tax resulting from evaluation based on another use?
EFFECTIVE DATE AND REPEAL
If adopted, this amendment shall take effect January 1, 1974 and the existing section shall be repealed from such effective date.
The full text of the measure can be read here.
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- Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 12, 2015
- Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Endorsements," November 5, 1973
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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