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theadvance_20221026_b_10-26-2022_vid_08_w-or9_art_2.xml
Legal Notices (h). A copy of this entire proposed constitutional amendment is on file in the office of the judge of the probate court and is available for public inspection. SUMMARIES OF PROPOSED STATE-WIDE REFERENDUM QUESTIONS Pursuant to Code Section 21-2-4 of the O.C.G.A., the Secretary of State is authorized to include with the summaries of proposed constitutional amendments summaries of any state-wide referendum questions to be voted on at the same general election: -ACommissioner of Labor, or any member of the General Assembly while such individual is suspended from office following indictment for a felony?” Summary This proposal provides for the suspension of compensation for certain public officers who are suspended because of indictment for a felony. It amends Article II, Section III, Paragraph I of the Georgia Constitution in subparagraphs (b), relating to felony indictment of certain public officials, (d), relating to the period for appointment of a review commission, (e), relating to petition for review of suspension, and (h), relating to termination of suspension not first tried at the next regular or special term following indictment. A copy of this entire proposed constitutional amendment is on file in the office of the judge of the probate court and is available for public inspection. -2Provides for temporary local tax relief after disasters. House Resolution No. 594 Resolution Act No. 803 Ga. L. 2022, p. 837 Provides tax exemption for agricultural equipment and certain farm products in certain circumstances. House Bill No. 498 Act No. 260 Ga. L. 2021, p. 602 “( ) YES ( ) NO Shall the Act be approved which expands a state-wide exemption from ad valorem taxes for agricultural equipment and certain farm products held by certain entities to include entities comprising two or more family owned farm entities, and which adds dairy products and unfertilized eggs of poultry as qualified farm products with ““( ) YES respect to such exemption?” Summary ( ) NO Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to provide that the governing authority of each county, municipality, and consolidated government and the board of education of each independent and county school system in this state shall be authorized to grant temporary tax relief to properties within its jurisdiction which are severely damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster and located within a nationally declared disaster area?” This proposal expands an existing ad valorem tax exemption for agricultural equipment and certain farm products of certain entities and adds dairy products and unfertilized poultry eggs to the exemption. It amends Code Section 48-5-41.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated in paragraphs (2) and (9) of subsection (a). If approved by a majority of the voters, the Act becomes effective on January 1, 2023, and applies to all tax years beginning on or after that date. -BSummary This proposal provides that the governing authorities of counties, municipalities, and consolidated governments and the board of education of each independent and county school system shall be authorized to grant temporary tax relief to properties severely damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster and located within a nationally declared disaster area. It authorizes the Georgia General Assembly by general law to provide for the eligibility, procedures for obtaining, and all other matters regarding such temporary tax relief. It amends Article VII, Section I, Paragraph III of the Georgia Constitution by revising the current text of subparagraph (a) and adding a new subparagraph Provides tax exemption for certain equipment used by timber producers. House Bill No. 997 Act No. 859 Ga. L. 2022, p. 736 “( ) YES ( ) NO Shall the Act be approved which grants a state-wide exemption
theadvance_20221026_b_10-26-2022_vid_08_w-or9_art_2.xml
Legal Notices (h). A copy of this entire proposed constitutional amendment is on file in the office of the judge of the probate court and is available for public inspection. SUMMARIES OF PROPOSED STATE-WIDE REFERENDUM QUESTIONS Pursuant to Code Section 21-2-4 of the O.C.G.A., the Secretary of State is authorized to include with the summaries of proposed constitutional amendments summaries of any state-wide referendum questions to be voted on at the same general election: -ACommissioner of Labor, or any member of the General Assembly while such individual is suspended from office following indictment for a felony?” Summary This proposal provides for the suspension of compensation for certain public officers who are suspended because of indictment for a felony. It amends Article II, Section III, Paragraph I of the Georgia Constitution in subparagraphs (b), relating to felony indictment of certain public officials, (d), relating to the period for appointment of a review commission, (e), relating to petition for review of suspension, and (h), relating to termination of suspension not first tried at the next regular or special term following indictment. A copy of this entire proposed constitutional amendment is on file in the office of the judge of the probate court and is available for public inspection. -2Provides for temporary local tax relief after disasters. House Resolution No. 594 Resolution Act No. 803 Ga. L. 2022, p. 837 Provides tax exemption for agricultural equipment and certain farm products in certain circumstances. House Bill No. 498 Act No. 260 Ga. L. 2021, p. 602 “( ) YES ( ) NO Shall the Act be approved which expands a state-wide exemption from ad valorem taxes for agricultural equipment and certain farm products held by certain entities to include entities comprising two or more family owned farm entities, and which adds dairy products and unfertilized eggs of poultry as qualified farm products with ““( ) YES respect to such exemption?” Summary ( ) NO Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to provide that the governing authority of each county, municipality, and consolidated government and the board of education of each independent and county school system in this state shall be authorized to grant temporary tax relief to properties within its jurisdiction which are severely damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster and located within a nationally declared disaster area?” This proposal expands an existing ad valorem tax exemption for agricultural equipment and certain farm products of certain entities and adds dairy products and unfertilized poultry eggs to the exemption. It amends Code Section 48-5-41.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated in paragraphs (2) and (9) of subsection (a). If approved by a majority of the voters, the Act becomes effective on January 1, 2023, and applies to all tax years beginning on or after that date. -BSummary This proposal provides that the governing authorities of counties, municipalities, and consolidated governments and the board of education of each independent and county school system shall be authorized to grant temporary tax relief to properties severely damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster and located within a nationally declared disaster area. It authorizes the Georgia General Assembly by general law to provide for the eligibility, procedures for obtaining, and all other matters regarding such temporary tax relief. It amends Article VII, Section I, Paragraph III of the Georgia Constitution by revising the current text of subparagraph (a) and adding a new subparagraph Provides tax exemption for certain equipment used by timber producers. House Bill No. 997 Act No. 859 Ga. L. 2022, p. 736 “( ) YES ( ) NO Shall the Act be approved which grants a state-wide exemption
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