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North Carolina Supermajority Vote Required to Levy Taxes (2012)
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The measure would require a three-fifths vote of the legislature to levy state taxes.
Text of measure
The proposed measure would ask voters:
Constitutional amendment requiring at least a three-fifths vote of the General Assembly to enact a law imposing a State tax.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the North Carolina Constitution
The North Carolina Constitution, Section 4 of Article XIII, requires that a legislatively-referred amendment go on the ballot after it is approved by a 60% vote of each house of the North Carolina State Legislature.
- House Bill 784 (full text)