The Wisconsin Federal Lands Tax was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 5, 1949 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.
- This amendment sought to modify Article II, Section 2 of the Wisconsin Constitution to repeal the prohibition on taxing federal lands.
| Question 2|
|Yes|| 245,412|| 45.22%|
Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1950
Text of the proposal
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Shall article II, section 2 of the constitution be amended so as to repeal the provision that no tax be imposed by the state on land which is the property of the United States?"
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: AJR 26 & JR 33 (1947)
- Second Legislative Approval: SJR 6 & JR 2 (1949)