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2014 Regular Session



Tax Increases - Super Majority Vote Required

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hough


In the House - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require the approval of two-thirds of the members elected to each House of the General Assembly to pass legislation to increase the rate of an existing tax or to impose a tax on an individual or entity not subject to the tax at the time of consideration of the legislation; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Hough, Afzali, Arentz, Aumann, Bates, Beitzel, Eckardt, Frank, George, Glass, Haddaway-Riccio, Hogan, Jacobs, Kipke, Krebs, McComas, McDermott, Myers, Norman, O'Donnell, Otto, Parrott, Ready, Schuh, Schulz, and Szeliga
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0363 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
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Broad Subject(s):State Government - General Assembly
Narrow Subject(s):Constitutional Amendments
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections

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October 24, 2017 1:48 P.M.