HJR0002. Supermajority requirement for tax increases.

Indiana General Assembly. 2013 Regular Session. House of Representatives.

Introduced:
Jan 07, 2013
Last Action:
Jan 07, 2013
First reading: referred to Committee on Ways and Means

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History

Jan 07, 2013: Authored by Representative Frizzell

Jan 07, 2013: First reading: referred to Committee on Ways and Means

Summary

Supermajority requirement for tax increases. Provides that a bill to increase state taxes or impose a new state tax may not become law unless: (1) the bill is approved by a two-thirds majority vote in each house of the general assembly; or (2) the tax increase or new tax is approved in a statewide referendum. This proposed amendment has not been previously agreed to by a general assembly.