Constitutional Amendments - Proposes an amendment to clarify the constitutional language that currently prohibits the levying of a tax on any class of income, other than income derived from stocks and bonds, and to prohibit any tax levied on or measured by employer payrolls. -
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  • Actions For SJR0018Date
    Taken Off Notice For Cal. in s/c Finance Subcommittee of Finance, Ways & Means Committee 04/13/2011
    Placed on s/c cal Finance Subcommittee for 4/13/201104/06/2011
    Action Def. in s/c Finance Subcommittee to 4/13/201104/06/2011
    Placed on s/c cal Finance Subcommittee for 4/6/201103/30/2011
    Re-referred To: Finance Subcommittee03/29/2011
    Placed on cal. Finance, Ways & Means Committee for 3/29/201103/23/2011
    Rec. for pass. if am. by s/c ref. to Finance, Ways & Means Committee03/23/2011
    Placed on s/c cal Finance Subcommittee for 3/23/201103/16/2011
    Assigned to s/c Finance Subcommittee 03/16/2011
    Ref. to Finance, Ways & Means Committee 03/10/2011
    Engrossed; ready for transmission to House03/09/2011
    Sponsor(s) Added.03/09/2011
    Adopted as am., Ayes 28, Nays 503/09/2011
    Placed on Senate Regular Calendar cal. for 3/9/201103/07/2011
    Passed second reading, as amended 03/07/2011
    Placed on Senate Regular Calendar cal. for 3/7/201103/03/2011
    Passed first reading, as amended 03/03/2011
    S. adopted am.(Amendment 2 of 0 - SA0015)03/03/2011
    S. adopted am.(Amendment 1 of 0 - SA0002)03/03/2011
    Placed on Senate Regular Calendar cal. for 3/3/201103/01/2011
    Rec. for adoption, by S. F,W&M Comm., ref. to S. Cal. Comm.03/01/2011
    Rec. for adoption by S. Comm. ref to: S. Cal. Comm.03/01/2011
    Placed on S. FW&M Comm. cal. for 3/1/201102/23/2011
    Sponsor(s) Added.02/16/2011
    Rec. for pass. w/ am., ref. to S. FW&M Comm. Ayes 7, Nays 2 PNV 002/15/2011
    Placed on S. Jud Comm. cal. for 2/15/201102/10/2011
    Action def. in Jud. comm to 2/15/11 02/08/2011
    Placed on S. Jud Comm. cal. for 02/08/201102/02/2011
    P2C, ref. to S. Jud. Comm.01/15/2011
    Sponsor(s) Added.01/14/2011
    Intro., P1C.01/14/2011
    Sponsor(s) Added.01/13/2011
    Filed for intro.01/13/2011
  • AmendmentsFiscal Memos
    SA0002Amendment 1-1 to SJR0018Fiscal Memo for SA0002 (1929)  Fiscal Memo for SA0002 (1929)  
    SA0015Amendment 2-2 to SJR0018Fiscal Memo for SA0015 (3871)  Fiscal Memo for SA0015 (3871)  

    NOTE: Each fiscal memorandum applies only to the amendment(s) identified in the memorandum. The fiscal memorandum must be matched to any amendments that have been adopted.

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  • Fiscal Summary

    NOT SIGNIFICANT


    Bill Summary

    ON MARCH 3, 2011, THE SENATE ADOPTED AMENDMENTS #1 AND #2 AND COMPLETED THE FIRST READING OF SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 18, AS AMENDED.

    AMENDMENT #1 clarifies that the constitutional amendment will prohibit the general assembly from levying any tax upon personal income or payroll or any tax measured by personal income or payroll, except that the general assembly will be authorized to levy a tax upon incomes derived from stocks and bonds that are not taxed ad valorem.

    AMENDMENT #2 removes the requirement that the proposed constitutional amendment be published by posting the amendment on the web site of the secretary of state or the general assembly. This amendment clarifies that the amendment must be published in conformity with Article XI, Section 3 of the Constitution of Tennessee, which requires that, if the amendment is agreed to by a majority of all the members elected to each house of the general assembly, the amendment must be entered on their journals with the yeas and nays thereon, and referred to the general assembly then next to be chosen; and published six months previous to the time of making such choice.

    ON MARCH 7, 2011, THE SENATE COMPLETED THE SECOND READING OF SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 18, AS AMENDED.

    ON MARCH 9, 2011, THE SENATE COMPLETED THE THIRD READING OF SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 18 AND ADOPTED SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 18, AS AMENDED.

  • FiscalNote for SJR0018/ filed under SJR0018
  • House Floor and Committee Votes

              SJR0018 by Kelsey - HOUSE FINANCE, WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE:
    Re-Refer to Finance Subcommittee 3/29/2011
              Voice Vote - Ayes Prevail Rep.(s) Armstrong, Brown, DeBerry L., Fitzhugh, Miller L., Naifeh, Shaw, Tindell requested to be recorded as voting No

              SJR0018 by Kelsey - HOUSE FINANCE, WAYS & MEANS SUBCOMMITTEE:
    Recommended for passage w/amendments- refer to: Finance, Ways & Means Committee 3/23/2011
              Voice Vote - Ayes Prevail

    Senate Floor and Committee Votes

    SJR0018 by Kelsey - FLOOR VOTE: MOTION TO ADOPT AS AMENDED THIRD AND FINAL READING 3/9/2011
    Passed
              Ayes...............................................28
              Noes................................................5

              Senators voting aye were: Barnes, Beavers, Bell, Berke, Burks, Campfield, Crowe, Faulk, Finney L, Gresham, Haynes, Herron, Johnson, Kelsey, Ketron, Kyle, McNally, Norris, Overbey, Ramsey, Roberts, Southerland, Stewart, Summerville, Tracy, Watson, Woodson, Yager, Mr. Speaker McNally, Mr. Speaker Ramsey -- 28.
              Senators voting no were: Ford, Harper, Henry, Marrero, Tate -- 5.

              SJR0018 by Kelsey - FLOOR VOTE: MOTION TO ADOPT AMEND# 2 BY Beavers 3/3/2011
              VOICE VOTE: Failed

              SJR0018 by Kelsey - FLOOR VOTE: MOTION TO ADOPT AMEND# 1 BY Beavers 3/3/2011
              VOICE VOTE: Failed

    SJR0018 by Kelsey - SENATE FINANCE, WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE:
    Recommended for passage - refer to: S. Cal. Comm. 3/1/2011
    Passed
              Ayes................................................9
              Noes................................................1

              Senators voting aye were: Finney L, Haynes, Kelsey, Ketron, McNally, Norris, Overbey, Watson, Woodson, Mr. Speaker McNally -- 9.
              Senators voting no were: Henry -- 1.

    SJR0018 by Kelsey - SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE:
    Recommended for passage w/amendments- refer to: S. FW&M Comm. 2/15/2011
    Passed
              Ayes................................................7
              Noes................................................2

              Senators voting aye were: Barnes, Beavers, Bell, Campfield, Kelsey, Overbey, Yager -- 7.
              Senators voting no were: Ford, Marrero -- 2.

    SJR0018 by Kelsey - SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE:
    Deferred to: 2/15/2011 2/8/2011
    Passed
              Ayes................................................9
              Noes................................................0

              Senators voting aye were: Barnes, Beavers, Bell, Campfield, Ford, Kelsey, Marrero, Overbey, Yager -- 9.