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The Associated Press April 28, 2010, 11:08AM ET

Hawaii voters asked to forgo tiny tax rebates

Hawaii voters will be asked on November's ballot whether the government should continue to be required to hand out tax rebates when the state runs a surplus.

The measure passed the Legislature on Tuesday. Proposed constitutional amendments like this one don't require the governor's approval.

Hawaii residents frequently get tiny rebates -- $1 in many years -- because of a requirement in the state constitution that excess general fund revenues be returned to taxpayers.

This proposal would ask voters whether money left over in the government's bank account at the end of the year could instead be saved in an emergency or budget reserve fund.

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