Oklahoma State Question No. 696 (2002)

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Oklahoma's State Question No. 696 is a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure passed (Approveda) with 66% of voters supporting the initiative.

The official ballot summary reads:

This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It amends Section 6 of Article 10. This measure would exempt up to 100 square feet of a storm shelter from property tax. To be exempt, a storm shelter must be designed to provide protection and safety from tornadoes. Storm shelters include safe rooms built within a home. The exemption would apply to storm shelters installed or added after January 1, 2002. A transfer of real property with an exempt storm shelter would result in the shelter being subject to property tax. [1]

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The measure passed with 66% of voters in approval, and 34% saying no.

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