A 40-Mill Tax Limit Act, Initiative 129
ballot proposition was on the November 8, 1938 statewide ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was approved.
Initiative 141 is now identified as Chapter 2, Laws of 1939.
| Initiative 129|
| Yes|| 340,296|| 69.47%|
Path to the ballot
Initiative 129 was filed on March 18, 1938.
Text on the Ballot
An act limiting to 40 mills the aggregate annual levy on real and personal property for all purposes; limiting the levy by the state to 2 millls, provided that the legislature may omit this levy, in which case it may increase the permitted levy by cities or towns; limiting the levy by counties, cities and towns, school districts and road districts to certain designated maximums; exempting port districts and power districts from its operation and providing that additional levies may be made by election.
Washington 40-Mill Tax Limit Act, Initiative 114 (1936)
Washington 40-Mill Tax Limit, Initiative 129 (1938)
Washington 40-Mill Tax Limit, Referred Bill 5 (1940)