Georgia House of Representatives
HR 733 - Education funding; repeal ad val tax; impose 2% sales tax - CA

Sponsor and CoSponsors
Royal, A. Richard
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Summary / Full Text HC: W&M SC:
F/R: 01/09/96 L/A: 01/10/96 H - Read 2nd Time
Titles Amended:
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First Reader Summary

A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to repeal the provisions requiring the funding of education by ad valorem taxation and provide for the imposition of a state-wide sales and use tax of 2 percent, which rate of taxation may be adjusted as necessary by the General Assembly, the proceeds of which shall be used exclusively for educational purposes prior to the college or postsecondary level; to authorize the General Assembly to provide by general or local law for limitations upon the rate of increase of the ad valorem tax millage rate and value of property for certain purposes; and for other purposes.

Actions Taken

               HOUSE                          SENATE
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              1/9/96   Read 1st Time                        
              1/10/96  Read 2nd Time                        

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