Nevada 2008 citizen initiatives

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This table shows all citizen-initiatives that sought to make Nevada's 2008 ballot.

2008 Citizen Initiatives

Type Title Subject Description Outcome
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 Approved
CICA 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
CICA Proposition 13 Property taxes Would limit property tax increases to 2% annually Removed from ballot by court
CSS Prevent Employers from Seizing Tips Intitiative Employment Would prohibit employers from requiring tip pooling or sharing Withdrawn by proponents
CICA 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
CICA 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
CICA 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
CICA 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
CICA Gaming's Fair Share Initiative Taxes Would increase taxes on gaming revenue Rejected by Court for violating single-subject rule
CICA Clean and Open Government Amendment Government Contracts Would put restrictions on government contracts Withdrawn by sponsors in response to union lawsuit
CICA Tax Backed Lobbying Ban Taxes Would ban taxpayer money being used to hire lobbyists for governments Withdrawn by sponsors in response to union lawsuit
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)

For a chart of all the ballot measures for 2008, including legislatively-referred measures, go to Nevada 2008 ballot measures.

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