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Legislative action that proposed this amendment: SJR5 1930 Special Session
Disposition: This amendment took effect following voter ratification. You may read the resulting 1931 Utah Constitution here.
Amends article 13 section 4
All metalliferous mines or mining claims, both placer and rock in place, shall be assessed as the legislature shall provide; provided, the basis and multiple now and used in determining the value of metalliferous mines for taxation purposes and the additional assessed value of %5.00 per acre thereof shall not be changed before January 1, 1935, nor thereafter until otherwise provided by law. All other mines or mining claims and other valuable mineral deposits, including lands containing coal or hydrocarbons and all machinery used in mining and all property or surface improvements upon or appurtenant to mines or mining claims, and the value of any surface use made of mining claims, or mining property for other than mining purposes, shall be assessed as other tangible property.