Washington 40-Mill Property Tax Limit, Initiative 129 (1938)

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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.

Election results

Initiative 129
Approveda 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.

See also

Approveda Washington 40-Mill Tax Limit Act, Initiative 114 (1936)
Approveda Washington 40-Mill Tax Limit, Initiative 129 (1938)
Approveda Washington 40-Mill Tax Limit, Referred Bill 5 (1940)

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