|HR 957 - School systems; authorize mill limitation decrease - CA|
First Reader Summary
A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to
authorize a decrease of the mill limitation for any school
system; and for other purposes.
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HR 957 LC 18 8494
1- 1 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to
1- 2 authorize a decrease of the mill limitation for any school
1- 3 system; to provide for the submission of this amendment for
1- 4 ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.
1- 5 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA:
1- 6 SECTION 1.
1- 7 Article VIII, Section VI of the Constitution is amended by
1- 8 striking Paragraph II and inserting in its place a new
1- 9 Paragraph II to read as follows:
1-10 "Paragraph II. Decreasing, increasing, or removing tax
1-11 rate. The mill limitation in effect on June 30, 1983, for
1-12 any school system may be decreased, increased, or removed
1-13 by action of the respective boards of education, but only
1-14 after such action has been approved by a majority of the
1-15 qualified voters voting thereon in the particular school
1-16 system to be affected in the manner provided by law."
1-17 SECTION 2.
1-18 The above proposed amendment to the Constitution shall be
1-19 published and submitted as provided in Article X, Section I,
1-20 Paragraph II of the Constitution.
1-21 The ballot submitting the above proposed amendment shall
1-22 have written or printed thereon the following:
1-23 "( ) YES Shall the Constitution be amended so as to
1-24 authorize a decrease of the mill limitation
1-25 ( ) NO for any school system?"
1-26 All persons desiring to vote in favor of ratifying the
1-27 proposed amendment shall vote "Yes." All persons desiring
1-28 to vote against ratifying the proposed amendment shall vote
1-30 If such amendment shall be ratified as provided in said
1-31 Paragraph of the Constitution, it shall become a part of the
1-32 Constitution of this state.
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98