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SENATE BILL NO. 351

INTRODUCED BY D. BARRETT

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT SUBMITTING TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF MONTANA AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VIII, SECTION 16, OF THE MONTANA CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT A GENERAL STATEWIDE SALES TAX."

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:

 

     Section 1.  Article VIII, section 16, of The Constitution of the State of Montana is amended to read:

     "Section 16.  Limitation Prohibition on sales tax or use tax rates. The rate of a state may not impose a general statewide sales tax or use tax may not exceed 4%."

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 2.  Two-thirds vote required. Because [section 1] is a legislative proposal to amend the constitution, Article XIV, section 8, of the Montana constitution requires an affirmative roll call vote of two-thirds of all the members of the legislature, whether one or more bodies, for passage.

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 3.  Submission to electorate. [This act] shall be submitted to the qualified electors of Montana at the general election to be held in November 2018 by printing on the ballot the full title of [this act] and the following:

     []      YES on Constitutional Amendment___.

     []      NO on Constitutional Amendment___.

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