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}}{{tnr}}The '''Kansas Boat Property Tax Amendment'''  is on the [[Kansas 2012 ballot measures|2012 ballot]] in the state of [[Kansas]] as a {{lrcafull}}. The measure would allow the state's property tax on boats to be altered. Specifically, the amendment would allow [[Kansas Legislature|state legislators]] to classify and tax watercraft on a basis different from other property. The measure would not change how watercraft is taxed in the state, but rather it would allow for a change to be made.  
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}}{{tnr}}The '''Kansas Boat Property Tax Amendment'''  is on the [[Kansas 2012 ballot measures|2012 ballot]] in the state of [[Kansas]] as a {{lrcafull}}. The measure would allow the state's property tax on boats to be altered. Specifically, the amendment would allow [[Kansas Legislature|state legislators]] to classify and tax watercraft on a basis different from other property. The measure would not change how watercraft is taxed in the state, but rather it would allow for a change to be made.<ref> [http://www.infozine.com/news/stories/op/storiesView/sid/53379/ ''Infozine'', "Ballot Question Gives Voters Say on Kansas Boat Taxes", October 11, 2012]</ref>
  
 
It was proposed during the [[Dates of 2012 state legislative sessions|2012 state legislative session]]. A similar measure [[Kansas Tax Classifications, Chapter 190 (2000)|was on the 2000 statewide ballot]], but was rejected with 50.7% of voters against it.<ref> [http://www.tradeonlytoday.com/home/518599-kansas-considers-amendment-to-cut-boat-tax ''Trade Only Today'', "Kansas considers amendment to cut boat tax", February 13, 2012]</ref>  
 
It was proposed during the [[Dates of 2012 state legislative sessions|2012 state legislative session]]. A similar measure [[Kansas Tax Classifications, Chapter 190 (2000)|was on the 2000 statewide ballot]], but was rejected with 50.7% of voters against it.<ref> [http://www.tradeonlytoday.com/home/518599-kansas-considers-amendment-to-cut-boat-tax ''Trade Only Today'', "Kansas considers amendment to cut boat tax", February 13, 2012]</ref>  

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Boat Property Tax Amendment
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Type:legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
Constitution:Kansas Constitution
Referred by:Kansas Legislature
Topic:Taxes
Status:On the ballot
The Kansas Boat Property Tax Amendment is on the 2012 ballot in the state of Kansas as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure would allow the state's property tax on boats to be altered. Specifically, the amendment would allow state legislators to classify and tax watercraft on a basis different from other property. The measure would not change how watercraft is taxed in the state, but rather it would allow for a change to be made.[1]

It was proposed during the 2012 state legislative session. A similar measure was on the 2000 statewide ballot, but was rejected with 50.7% of voters against it.[2]

Path to ballot

A 2/3rds vote in both chambers of the Kansas State Legislature is required to refer an amendment to the ballot.

See also

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