79R8684 MXM-D By: Menendez H.J.R. No. 98
A JOINT RESOLUTIONproposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes. BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Article III, Texas Constitution, is amended by adding Section 48-d to read as follows: Sec. 48-d. The legislature by law may authorize library districts to impose an ad valorem tax on property located in the district at a rate not to exceed 15 cents per $100 valuation. A tax may not be imposed under this section unless a majority of the library district voters voting at an election held for that purpose approve the tax. SECTION 2. This proposed constitutional amendment shall be submitted to the voters at an election to be held November 8, 2005. The ballot shall be printed to permit voting for or against the proposition: "The constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes."