Washington Taxation of Federal Property, HJR 9 (1946)
The Washington Taxation of Federal Property Amendment, also known as House Joint Resolution 9, was on the November 5, 1946 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted the state to tax federal property within the state. The measure added Section 3 of Article VII to the Washington Constitution.
|Washington HJR 9 (1946)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||A proposed amendment to the state constitution to permit the state to tax the United States and its instrumentalities to the extent that the laws of the United States will allow.||”|
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1946 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- Washington State Constitution (dead link)
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1946 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 11, 2013
- Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed September 11, 2013 (dead link)
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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