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| [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[Georgia Forest Preservation Amendment (2008)|Forest Preservation Amendment (Amendment 1)]] || [[Ballot measures about the environment|Environment]] || Encourages protection of Georgia's forests through special assessment and taxation of forest lands and assistance grants to local government. || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
 
| [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[Georgia Forest Preservation Amendment (2008)|Forest Preservation Amendment (Amendment 1)]] || [[Ballot measures about the environment|Environment]] || Encourages protection of Georgia's forests through special assessment and taxation of forest lands and assistance grants to local government. || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
 
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| [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[Georgia Education Taxes for Redevelopment (2008)|Education Taxes for Redevelopment (Amendment 2)]] || [[Education initiatives|Education]], Taxes || Allows local units of government to use education property taxes to fund development projects. || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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| [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[Georgia Education Taxes for Redevelopment (2008)|Education Taxes for Redevelopment (Amendment 2)]] || [[Education initiatives|Education]], Taxes || Allows local units of government to use education [[property tax]]es to fund development projects. || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
 
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| [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[Georgia Infrastructure Development Districts (2008)|Infrastructure Development Districts (Amendment 3)]] || [[Administration of government ballot initiatives|Government administration]] || Authorizes the General Assembly to provide for the creation and regulation of infrastructure development districts for the provision of infrastructure as authorized by local governments. || <span style="color:red">'''Defeated'''</span>
 
| [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[Georgia Infrastructure Development Districts (2008)|Infrastructure Development Districts (Amendment 3)]] || [[Administration of government ballot initiatives|Government administration]] || Authorizes the General Assembly to provide for the creation and regulation of infrastructure development districts for the provision of infrastructure as authorized by local governments. || <span style="color:red">'''Defeated'''</span>

Revision as of 12:19, 8 May 2009

In 2008, Georgia had 3 legislatively-referred constitutional amendments, 2 of which were approved by voters.

2008 Election Results

Type Title Subject Description Outcome
LR Forest Preservation Amendment (Amendment 1) Environment Encourages protection of Georgia's forests through special assessment and taxation of forest lands and assistance grants to local government. Approved
LR Education Taxes for Redevelopment (Amendment 2) Education, Taxes Allows local units of government to use education property taxes to fund development projects. Approved
LR Infrastructure Development Districts (Amendment 3) Government administration Authorizes the General Assembly to provide for the creation and regulation of infrastructure development districts for the provision of infrastructure as authorized by local governments. Defeated

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