Arkansas Three-Fifths Tax or Fee Change, Amendment 2 (1998)

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Arkansas Amendment 2, also known as the Prohibits an Increase or Decrease in Any Tax Rate or Fee Except on a Three-Fifths Vote of Each House Act was on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in Arkansas as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendmentm where it was defeated.[1]

Election results

Three-Fifths Tax or Fee Change
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No385,19763%
Yes 226,237 37%

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The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposes an amendment to the Arkansas Constitution to prohibit the General Assembly from enacting a law to levy a tax, increasing or decreasing the rate of any tax now or hereafter enacted, or otherwise amending or repealing any provisions of any law levying a tax except upon the vote of three-fifths of the total membership of each house.

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