VIII-5. County taxes; limitation.

County authorities shall never assess taxes the aggregate of which shall exceed fifty cents per one hundred dollars of taxable value as determined by the assessment rolls, except for the payment of indebtedness existing at the adoption hereof, unless authorized by a vote of the people of the county.

Source:Neb. Const. art. IX, sec. 5 (1875); Amended 1920, Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, No. 28; Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. VIII, sec. 5; Amended 1992, Laws 1992, LR 219CA, sec. 1.