How other propositions panned out

2012-11-07T00:00:00Z 2012-11-07T02:09:59Z How other propositions panned out Arizona Daily Star
November 07, 2012 12:00 am

Proposition 114 - YES

Crime Victim Protection Act of 2012

Provides civil immunity for crime victims from lawsuits filed by those who are injured or suffer other damages while committing or fleeing a crime.

 

Proposition 115 - NO

Judicial selection process

Requires nominating commissions for Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and Superior Courts in Pima, Maricopa, and soon Pinal, counties to send governor at least eight names of candidates to fill vacant judgeships. Gives governor more say over who serves on nominating commissions. Increases retirement age for judges from 70 to 75.

 

Proposition 116 - NO

Small Business Job Creation Act.

Increases the state tax exemption on business equipment from current figure of about $68,000 to a formula that now translates out to $2.4 million. New exemption applies only to equipment purchased in 2013 and beyond.

 

Proposition 117 - YES

Property tax assessed valuation changes

Creates single property value for tax purposes instead of having different limited and full cash values. Limit of 5 percent value increase per year, beginning in 2015.

 

Proposition 118 - TIED

Changing how state land trust funds are distributed

Alters formula for distributing proceeds from the trust fund, which consists of income from the sale and lease of state land, to provide a more steady annual revenue stream, less subject to yearly fluctuations in the earnings of the trust.

 

Proposition 119 - YES

State trust land exchange

Allows the state to exchange trust lands for other public lands in the state to help preserve vacant land around military bases and prevent encroachment. Requires independent appraisals, hearings and a public vote on each exchange.

 

Proposition 120 - NO

Declaration of sovereignty

Amends constitution to declare that Arizona has sovereign and exclusive authority over air, water, public lands, minerals, wildlife and other natural resources within its boundaries. Exceptions for Indian and military reservations.

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