SECRETARY OF STATE RESPONSE TO CONSTITUTIONAL INITIATIVE

Dear Mr. Becker, I hereby acknowledge receipt of your request to review the format of a petition that will be used to obtain signatures of qualified electors to place a constitutional initiative on the ballot for an upcoming election. It is related to prohibiting all political subdivisions from levying any tax on real or personal property except for bonded indebtedness until paid.

CONSTITUTIONAL INITIATIVE SUBMITTED TO SECRETARY OF STATE

BISMARCK, ND - Secretary of State Al Jaeger announced today that a proposed petition to initiate a constitutional measure has been submitted to the Secretary of State's office for review and approval to circulate. The proposed constitutional initiative relates to: Prohibiting all political subdivisions from levying any tax on real or personal property except for bonded indebtedness until paid.