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Constitutional Amendment 3

Missouri Ballot Measure - Measure

Election: Nov. 8, 2016 (General)

Outcome: Failed

Categories:

Minors and Children
Constitution
Taxes

Summary


Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to:

increase taxes on cigarettes each year through 2020, at which point this additional tax will total 60 cents per pack of 20;

create a fee paid by cigarette wholesalers of 67 cents per pack of 20 on certain cigarettes, which fee shall increase annually; and

deposit funds generated by these taxes and fees into a newly established Early Childhood Health and Education Trust Fund?

When cigarette tax increases are fully implemented, estimated additional revenue to state government is $263 million to $374 million annually, with limited estimated implementation costs. The revenue will fund only programs and services allowed by the proposal. The fiscal impact to local governmental entities is unknown.

YES ( ) NO ( )

Measure Text


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