CACR3 (2005) Detail

Relating to state income tax revenue. Providing that all state income tax revenue shall be dedicated to the funding of public education.


CACR 3 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

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06/01

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 3

RELATING TO: state income tax revenue.

PROVIDING THAT: all state income tax revenue shall be dedicated to the funding of public education.

SPONSORS: Rep. T. Robertson, Ches 3; Rep. A. Tilton, Ches 6; Rep. Pratt, Ches 2; Rep. Sinclair, Ches 3

COMMITTEE: Ways and Means

ANALYSIS

This constitutional amendment concurrent resolution provides that any personal income tax enacted by the general court shall be dedicated exclusively for the funding of public education.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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06/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROPOSING CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

RELATING TO: state income tax revenue.

PROVIDING THAT: all state income tax revenue shall be dedicated to the funding of public education.

Be it Resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring, that the

Constitution of New Hampshire be amended as follows:

I. That the second part of the constitution be amended by inserting after article 6-b the following new article:

[Art.] 6-c [Use of Personal Income Tax Revenues Restricted to Educational Purposes.] All moneys received from any personal income tax enacted by the general court, and all the interest received on such moneys shall, after deducting the necessary costs of administration, be appropriated and used exclusively for the purposes of public elementary, secondary, higher, special, and vocational education, and no part of such moneys shall be transferred or diverted to any other purpose whatsoever.

II. That the above amendment proposed to the constitution be submitted to the qualified voters of the state at the state general election to be held in November, 2006.

III. That the selectmen of all towns, cities, wards and places in the state are directed to insert in their warrants for the said 2006 election an article to the following effect: To decide whether the amendments of the constitution proposed by the 2005 session of the general court shall be approved.

IV. That the wording of the question put to the qualified voters shall be:

“Are you in favor of amending the second part of the Constitution by inserting the following new article:

[Art.] 6-c [Use of Personal Income Tax Revenues Restricted to Educational Purposes.] All moneys received from any personal income tax enacted by the general court, and all the interest received on such moneys shall, after deducting the necessary costs of administration, be appropriated and used exclusively for the purposes of public elementary, secondary, higher, special, and vocational education, and no part of such moneys shall be transferred or diverted to any other purpose whatsoever.”

V. That the secretary of state shall print the question to be submitted on a separate ballot or on the same ballot with other constitutional questions. The ballot containing the question shall include 2 squares next to the question allowing the voter to vote “Yes” or “No.” If no cross is made in either of the squares, the ballot shall not be counted on the question. The outside of the ballot shall be the same as the regular official ballot except that the words “Questions Relating to Constitutional Amendments proposed by the 2005 General Court” shall be printed in bold type at the top of the ballot.

VI. That if the proposed amendment is approved by 2/3 of those voting on the amendment, it becomes effective when the governor proclaims its adoption.

Links

CACR3 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

CACR3 Revision: 8591 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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