Washington Aggregate Annual Levy Limit of 40 Mills, SJR 1 (1972)
The Washington Aggregate Annual Levy Limit of 40 Mills Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 1, was on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure replaced a forty mill property tax limit with a maximum allowable rate of one percent of the value of all taxable property. The measure amended Section 2 of Article VII of the Washington State Constitution.
|Washington SJR 1 (1972)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall the state constitution be amended to replace the present forty mill limit upon those property taxes which are imposed without voter approval (in effect a limitation of two percent of the true and fair value of the taxable property) with a new provision under which the maximum allowable rate for such property taxes would be one percent of the true and fair value of the property?||”|
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1972 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- Washington State Constitution (dead link)
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1972 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 23, 2013
- Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed August 26, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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