HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION S

July 23, 2020, Introduced by Reps. Cherry, Sabo, Shannon, Hertel, Brixie, Lasinski and Sneller and referred to the Committee on Tax Policy.

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the state constitution of 1963, by amending section 7 of article IX to allow for a graduated state income tax and limit the taxation of retirement or pension benefits.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the state of Michigan, That the following amendment to the state constitution of 1963, to allow for a graduated state income tax and limit the taxation of retirement or pension benefits, is proposed, agreed to, and submitted to the people of the state:

article IX

Sec. 7. No An income tax graduated as to rate or base shall not be imposed on the first $50,000.00 of retirement or pension benefits per individual who is 65 years of age or older by the state or any of its subdivisions as provided by law.

Resolved further, That the foregoing amendment shall be submitted to the people of the state at the next general election in the manner provided by law.