HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 4222
State of Washington 51st Legislature 1989 Regular Session
By Representative Appelwick
Read first time 2/22/89 and referred to Committee on Revenue.
BE IT RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, IN LEGISLATIVE SESSION ASSEMBLED:
THAT, At the next general election to be held in this state there shall be submitted to the qualified voters of the state for their approval and ratification, or rejection, an amendment to Article VII of the Constitution of the state of Washington by adding a new section to read as follows:
Article VII, section .... No state tax rate reduction, tax preference or tax exemption, shall be granted, nor tax base narrowed if the rate reduction, tax exemption, or tax preference results in a net loss in revenue within the base of the tax rate from which the reduction, preference, or exemption is granted.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the secretary of state shall cause notice of the foregoing constitutional amendment to be published at least four times during the four weeks next preceding the election in every legal newspaper in the state.