|HJR 023||Relating to Limitations on Taxation|
|Sponsor:||LONG||Handling House Bill:|
|Last Action:||01/31/95 - Referred H Ways and Means Committee|
HJR023 Long, Elizabeth L. et al
P R E F I L E D
HJR 23 -- Taxation
This amendment to the state constitution requires a four-- sevenths majority vote by the General Assembly to enact any tax or fee increase. In addition, the amendment requires a four-- sevenths favorable majority of the qualified voters of the state to enact any statewide tax or fee increase. Currently, the constitution requires a simple majority by the General Assembly or the voters to approve an increase in taxes or fees.