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|2008 || [[indirect initiated state statute|CSS]] || [[Nevada Support Our Schools Initiative (2008)|Support Our Schools Initiative]] || Taxes, Education Funding || Would raise hundreds of millions of dollars for public schools through a hotel room tax increase in the Reno and Las Vegas areas || Circulating
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|2008 || [[indirect initiated state statute|CSS]] || [[Nevada Support Our Schools Initiative (2008)|Support Our Schools Initiative]] || Taxes, Education Funding || Would raise hundreds of millions of dollars for public schools through a hotel room tax increase in the Reno and Las Vegas areas || Circulating<br>(Deadline Nov. 11, 2008)
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|2008 || [[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Nevada Taxpayer Protection Act (2008)|Nevada Taxpayer Protection Act]] || Vote Requirement for Revenue Increase || Would require a two-thirds vote to approve any initiative that would generate or increase public revenue in any form || Signatures filed but rejected as insufficient valid; state supreme court upheld decision
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|2008 || [[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Nevada Funding Nevada's Priorities Act (2008)|Funding Nevada's Priorities Act]] || Revenue Allocation || Would allot increased revenues from certain county and city license fees to public school funding, the state highway fund, and the public safety fund || Signatures filed but rejected as insufficient valid; state supreme court upheld decision
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|2008 || [[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Nevada Education Enhancement Act (2008)|Education Enhancement Act]] || Revenue Allocation || Would allot increased revenues from certain county and city license fees to public school funding || Signatures filed but rejected as insufficient valid; state supreme court upheld decision
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|2008 || [[indirect initiated state statute|CSS]] || [[Nevada Prevent Employers from Seizing Tips Initiative (2008)|Prevent Employers from Seizing Tips Initiative]] || Employment || Would prohibit employers from requiring tip pooling or sharing || Withdrawn by proponents
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|2008 || [[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Nevada Save Our Schools Initiative (2008)|Save Our Schools Initiative]] || Taxes, School Funding || Would create a monthly license fee of 3% on monthly gaming revenues over $1 million to fund non-administrative school employee salaries and to enhance student achievement || Did not file signatures due to deal struck
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|2008 || [[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Nevada It's Time for Gaming's Fair Share and  Eliminate Property Tax Initiative (2008)|Gaming's Fair Share and Eliminate Property Tax Initiative]] || Taxes || Would increase taxes on gaming revenue and eliminate property tax on primary residences || Rejected by Court for violating [[single-subject rule]]
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|2008 || [[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Nevada It's Time for Gaming's Fair Share Initiative (2008)|Gaming's Fair Share Initiative]] || Taxes || Would increase taxes on gaming revenue || Rejected by Court for violating [[single-subject rule]]
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|2008 || [[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || Clean and Open Government Amendment || Government Contracts || Would put restrictions on government contracts || Withdrawn by sponsors in response to union lawsuit
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|2008 || [[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || Tax Backed Lobbying Ban || Taxes || Would ban taxpayer money being used to hire lobbyists for governments || Withdrawn by sponsors in response to union lawsuit
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Revision as of 12:31, 5 September 2008

This table shows all initiatives and referenda that seek a place on the ballot in Nevada for 2008. In the tables below, "CICA" stands for citizen-initiated constitutional amendment, "CSS" for a indirectly-initiated state statute, "CR" for a citizen referendum, and "LR" for a legislative referral.

For information on other citizen initiatives that attempted but failed to make the ballot, see Nevada 2008 citizen initiatives.


See also


Certified for the 2008 ballot

Year Type Initiative Title Subject Matter Description Status
2008 CICA People's Initiative to Stop the Taking of Our Land Eminent domain Would prevent government agencies from using eminent domain to take land from one private owner and give to it another private owner On Ballot
2008 CICA Proposition 13 Property taxes Would limit property tax increases to 2% annually On Ballot

Still circulating

Year Type Initiative Title Subject Matter Description Status
2008 CSS Support Our Schools Initiative Taxes, Education Funding Would raise hundreds of millions of dollars for public schools through a hotel room tax increase in the Reno and Las Vegas areas Circulating
(Deadline Nov. 11, 2008)


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