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Proposed Constitutional Amendments

These appear on both Dougherty and Lee County ballots.

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Allows competitive contracts to be enforced in Georgia courts.

House Resolution No. 178

Ga. L. 2010, p. 1260

"Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to make Georgia more economically competitive by authorizing legislation to uphold reasonable competitive agreements?"

YES

NO

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Add $10 tag fee on private passenger vehicles to fund statewide trauma care expansion.

Senate Resolution No. 277

Ga. L. 2010, p. 1260

"Shall the Georgia Constitution be amended so as to impose an annual $10.00 trauma charge on certain passenger motor vehicles in the state for the purpose of funding trauma care?"

YES

NO

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Allows the State to execute multiyear contracts for long-term transportation projects.

Senate Resolution No. 821

Ga. L. 2010, p 1263

"Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to allow the Georgia Department of Transportation to enter into multiyear construction agreements without requiring appropriations in the current fiscal year for the total number of payments that would be due under the entire agreement so as to reduce long-term construction costs paid by the state?"

YES

NO

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Allows the State to execute multiyear contracts for projects to improve energy efficiency and conservation.

Senate Resolution No. 1231

Ga. L. 2010, p. 1264

"Shall the Constitution be amended so as to provide for guaranteed cost savings for the state by authorizing a state entity to enter into multiyear contracts which obligate state funds for energy efficiency or conservation improvement projects?"

YES

NO

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Allows owners of industrial-zoned property to choose to remove the industrial designation from their property.

House Resolution No. 136

Ga. L. 2010, p. 1259

"Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to allow the owners of real property located in industrial areas to remove the property from the industrial area?"

YES

NO

PROPOSED STATEWIDE REFERENDUM

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Provides for inventory of businesses to be exempt from state property tax.

House Bill No. 482

Act. No. 132

Ga. L. 2010, p. 674

"Shall the Act be approved which grants an exemption from state ad valorem taxation for inventory of a business?"

YES

NO