|SJR 045||Allows approval of school bond issues by simple majority, freezes property tax for seniors|
|LR Number:||3124S.02C||Fiscal Note:||3124-02|
|Last Action:||05/12/00 - S Inf Calendar S Bills for Perfection||Journal page:|
|Title:||SCS SJRs 45 & 41|
SCS/SJRs 45 & 41 - This proposed constitutional amendment, if approved by the voters, would provide that school bond issues may be approved by simple majority (rather than by four-sevenths or two-thirds majority, as at present) at any general municipal election or any state general election day.
This act is similar to HJR 43.
SA 2 - CHANGES THE PHRASING OF A BALLOT MEASURE TO AMEND ARTICLE X SECTION 4 (a) OF THE MISSOURI CONSTITUTION. THE AMENDED LANGUAGE PROVIDES THAT PROPERTY TAX ON REAL PROPERTY OWNED AND USED FOR RESIDENTIAL PURPOSES BY ANYONE OVER AGE SIXTY-FIVE WOULD BE FROZEN FOR AS LONG AS THE PERSON RESIDES ON THE PROPERTY.