Taxation to support school system--Classification of property.
The Legislature shall
make such provision by general taxation and by authorizing the school corporations to levy such
additional taxes as with the income from the permanent school fund shall secure a thorough and
efficient system of common schools throughout the state. The Legislature is empowered to
classify properties within school districts into separate classes for purposes of school taxation.
Taxes shall be uniform on all property in the same class.
History: Amendment proposed by SL 1929, ch 85, approved Nov., 1930; amendment proposed
by SL 1964, ch 174, rejected Nov. 3, 1964; amendment proposed by SL 1965, ch 275, approved
Nov. 8, 1966; amendment proposed by SL 1998, ch 2, rejected Nov. 3, 1998; initiated measure
proposed by SL 1998, ch 332, rejected Nov. 3, 1998; amendment proposed SL 1999, ch 1, §§ 1,
2, approved Nov. 7, 2000.