Washington Retirees Property Tax Exemption, HJR 7 (1966)
The Washington Retirees Property Tax Exemption, also known as House Joint Resolution 7, was on the November 8, 1966 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the legislature to exempt occupied residential property from property taxes for retired persons. The measure repealed Section 10 of Article VII of the Washington State Constitution.
|Washington HJR 4 (1966)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall Article VII of the state constitution be amended to authorize the legislature to grant relief from property taxes on real property owned and occupied as a residence by retired persons, subject to such restrictions and conditions as the legislature may establish, including but not limited to level of income and length of residence?||”|
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1966 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- Washington State Constitution (dead link)
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1966 Voters Pamphlet," accessed August 27, 2013
- Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed August 28, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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