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HJR 20: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska prohibiting the imposition and collection of an income tax.

00                       HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20                                                                     
01 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska prohibiting the                                       
02 imposition and collection of an income tax.                                                                             
03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                               
04    * Section 1. Article IX, sec. 1, Constitution of the State of Alaska, is amended to read:                          
05 Section 1. Taxing Power. The power of taxation shall never be surrendered.                                            
06 This power shall not be suspended or contracted away, except as provided in this                                        
07 article. The State shall not impose or collect an individual, corporate, or other tax                               
08 on income from any source, including income from wages, interest, dividends, or                                     
09       investments.                                                                                                  
10    * Sec. 2. The amendment proposed by this resolution shall be placed before the voters of the                       
11 state at the next general election in conformity with art. XIII, sec. 1, Constitution of the State                      
12 of Alaska, and the election laws of the state.