Bill Text: OR SJR10 | 2013 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Proposing amendment to Oregon Constitution relating to local option ad valorem property taxes.

Status: (Failed) 2013-07-08 - In committee upon adjournment. [SJR10 Detail]

Download: Oregon-2013-SJR10-Introduced.html


     77th OREGON LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY--2013 Regular Session

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amended section is new. Matter within  { -  braces and minus
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                   Senate Joint Resolution 10

Printed pursuant to Senate Interim Rule 213.28 by order of the
  President of the Senate in conformance with presession filing
  rules, indicating neither advocacy nor opposition on the part
  of the President (at the request of Senate Interim Committee on
  Finance and Revenue)

                             SUMMARY

The following summary is not prepared by the sponsors of the
measure and is not a part of the body thereof subject to
consideration by the Legislative Assembly. It is an editor's
brief statement of the essential features of the measure as
introduced.

  Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution relating to local
option ad valorem property taxes.
  Refers proposed amendment to people for their approval or
rejection at next regular general election.

                        JOINT RESOLUTION
Be It Resolved by the Legislative Assembly of the State of
  Oregon:
  PARAGRAPH 1. The Constitution of the State of Oregon is amended
by creating a new section 11m to be added to and made a part of
Article XI, and by amending section 11e, Article XI, such
sections to read:
   { +  SECTION 11m. + }  { + (1) The limitations of sections 11
and 11b of this Article do not apply to a local option ad valorem
property tax imposed under this section.
  (2)(a) A local taxing district may impose a local option ad
valorem property tax under this section by submitting the
question of the levy to the voters in the local taxing district
at an election held pursuant to the laws of this state and
obtaining the approval of a majority of the voters voting on the
question.
  (b)(A) A local taxing district may impose a levy pursuant to
this section for no more than 10 years.
  (B) A local taxing district may submit the question of renewal
of a levy imposed under this section to the voters in the local
taxing district at an election held pursuant to the laws of this
state within two years of the expiration of the levy that the
local taxing district seeks to renew.
  (C) For any question of a levy submitted to the voters of a
local taxing district, including renewal of a levy, the local
taxing district must include in the question a statement setting
forth the length of time for which the levy will be imposed and a
statement that taxes paid under the levy will not be reduced by
operation of the limits in section 11b of this Article.
  (3) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the maximum
assessed value of property in this state for a local option ad

valorem property tax imposed under this section is determined
under subsection (1) of section 11 of this Article.
  (4) Section 32, Article I, and section 1, Article IX of this
Constitution, do not apply to this section. + }
   { +  Sec. 11e. + } If any portion, clause or phrase of
sections 11b to 11e  { + or section 11m + } of this Article is
for any reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a court
of competent jurisdiction, the remaining portions, clauses and
phrases   { - shall not be - }   { + are not + } affected but
 { - shall - }  remain in full force and effect.

  PARAGRAPH 2.  { + The amendment proposed by this resolution
shall be submitted to the people for their approval or rejection
at the next regular general election held throughout this
state. + }
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