Utah Property Tax Exemption for Veterans, Proposition 1 (1996)
Utah Proposition 1 appeared on the November 1996 statewide ballot in Utah, where it passed. It was one of six statewide ballot measures that year in Utah, all of which passed. All six measures, including Proposition 1, were legislative referrals.
The ballot summary said:
Amends the Utah Constitution to modify the qualifications for the property tax exemption on property owned by (a) a disabled person (veteran), and the surviving spouse and minor orphans of the disabled person who died, and (b) the surviving spouse and minor orphans of the person (veteran) who died by: 1) redefining the scope of military service to include any international conflict or military training; 2) requiring that the person's disability or death occur in the line of duty; and 3) expanding eligibility for the property tax exemption from unmarried widows to unmarried surviving spouses.
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