Oklahoma Storm Shelter Tax Exemptions, State Question 696 (2002)

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The Oklahoma Storm Shelter Tax Exemptions Amendment, also known as State Question 696, was on the November 5, 2002 ballot in Oklahoma as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure exempted up to 100 square feet of a storm shelter from property taxes.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 696 (2002)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 635,841 66.09%
No326,19833.91%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The official ballot title appeared as:[2]

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.

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Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

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References

  1. Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Questions," accessed November 25, 2014
  2. Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Question 696," accessed November 25, 2014
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.