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State Questions No. 735

Summary: An amendment to the constitution that would create an exemption from personal property tax. The exemption would be for the full amount of taxes due on all household personal property. The exemption would apply to certain injured veterans and would also apply to those veterans’ surviving spouses.

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State Question No. 741

Summary: An amendment related to exemptions from property taxes. It would require a person or business to file an application for an exemption. No exemption could be granted prior to filing an application. The Legislature may write laws to carry out the provisions of this section.

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State Question No. 742

Summary: Adds a section to the constitution that gives all people the right to hunt, trap, fish and take game and fish. Such activities would be subject to reasonable regulation. It allows the Wildlife Conservation Commission to approve methods and procedures for hunting, trapping, fishing and taking of game or fish. It allows for taking game and fish by traditional means. It makes hunting, fishing, and trapping the preferred means to manage certain game and fish. The new law will not affect existing laws relating to property rights.

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State Question No. 743

Summary: Would amend the constitution by requiring a customer to be 21 and physically present to purchase wine at a winery, festival or trade show. It changes the law to allow certain winemakers to sell directly to retail package stores and restaurants in the state.

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