Proposed State Questions

According to 34 O.S., Sec. 12 The proposed State Questions on this site have been referred to the Governor to issue an election proclamation setting the date on which the vote will be held for each of the following State Questions.

State Question No.:  769

View Full Text: PDF document  Legislative Referendum No. 364
RESOLUTION OR BILL NUMBER:
SJR 33
CITATION:
Amends Const Article 2, Section 12
SUBJECT:
Dual Office Holding
ELECTION DATE:

BALLOT TITLE:
This measure amends Article 2, Section 12 of the Oklahoma Constitution. That Section currently imposes limits on an individual simultaneously holding certain government offices. The amendment would permit those serving in state offices of trust or profit to also hold certain military positions. Holders of an Oklahoma office of trust or profit who currently cannot simultaneously hold certain positions, include: • Legislators; • State Judges; • District Attorneys; • Statewide elected officials, such as the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General and Treasurer; • Members of State Boards, Agencies and Commissions, and • Many County Officers. The measure creates a state of constitutional right permitting holders of Oklahoma offices of trust or profit to also serve and be called to active duty or active service in the following military positions: 1. An Officer or Enlisted Member of • The National Guard, • The National Guard Reserve, • The Oklahoma State Guard, or • Any other active militia or military force organized under State law; 2. An Officer to the Officers Reserve Corps of the United States; or 3. An Enlisted Member of the Organized Reserves of the United States. The measure empowers the Legislature to enact laws to implement the amended Section.
SHALL THE PROPOSAL BE APPROVED?
FOR THE PROPOSAL
Yes:  __________
AGAINST THE PROPOSAL
No:  __________
STATUS:
YES: 540,988 ; NO: 237,966

State Question No.:  770

View Full Text: PDF document  Legislative Referendum No. 365
RESOLUTION OR BILL NUMBER:
HB2621
CITATION:
Amends Const Article X, Section 8E
SUBJECT:
Amending Homestead Exemption Disabled Veterans
ELECTION DATE:

BALLOT TITLE:
This measure amends Section 8E of Article X of the Oklahoma Constitution. This measure would provide an ad valorem exemption for the full fair cash value of a homestead for the un-remarried surviving spouse of a member of the Armed Forces determined to have died while in the line of duty. it would allow surviving spouse who acquires a new homestead property to obtain specified exemption in the same year during which an exemption was claimed for previous homestead property
SHALL THE PROPOSAL BE APPROVED?
FOR THE PROPOSAL
Yes:  __________
AGAINST THE PROPOSAL
No:  __________
STATUS:
YES: 710,134 ; NO: 75,522

State Question No.:  771

View Full Text: PDF document  Legislative Referendum No. 366
RESOLUTION OR BILL NUMBER:
HB 2621
CITATION:
New Art. 10 Sec. 8F
SUBJECT:
Homestead Exemption Surviving Spouse of Veteran
ELECTION DATE:

BALLOT TITLE:
This measure amends the Oklahoma Constitution. It would add a new Section 8F to Article 10. It would create a homestead exemption for the surviving spouse of military personnel who die in the line of duty. The United States Department of Defense or the applicable branch of the United States military would make the determination regarding whether the person engaged in military service died while in the line of duty. It would provide the surviving spouse of such person with a one hundred percent (100%) exemption for the fair cash value of the homestead until the surviving spouse remarried. This measure would allow the surviving spouse to sell the homestead, but acquire another homestead property in the same calendar year. The exemption would apply to the newly acquired homestead property to the same extent as the original exemption for the homestead property that was sold. The exemption would apply beginning in calendar year 2015. The exemption would also apply for the 2014 calendar year if the surviving spouse meets applicable requirements.
SHALL THE PROPOSAL BE APPROVED?
FOR THE PROPOSAL
Yes:  __________
AGAINST THE PROPOSAL
No:  __________
STATUS:
YES: 711,424 ; NO: 74,697