THREE-FIFTHS VOTE TO LEVY TAXES.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 822 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO REQUIRE A THREE-FIFTHS VOTE FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO LEVY STATE TAXES.
Intro. by Blust, Jones, Holloway, Jordan.

Status: Ref To Com On Finance (House Action) (Apr 11 2013)

Bill History:

H 822

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 15 2013 - More information

    Amends Section 23 of Article II of the NC Constitution as title indicates for all laws creating new taxes or increasing existing taxes. Excludes from the supermajority requirement laws repealing or restricting specific tax preferences and laws permitting local taxing units to levy specific taxes. Requires the proposed amendment to be submitted to the voters in the November 2014 election.

     


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