Florida Additional Homestead Tax Exemption, Amendment 3 (1998)

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The Florida Additional Homestead Tax Exemption Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 3, 1998.

This amendment modified Article VII of the Florida Constitution to provide increases in homestead tax exemptions.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 3 (1998)
Approveda Yes 2,560,979 68.5%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

Additional Homestead Tax Exemption.—Proposing an amendment to the constitution to authorize the Legislature to allow counties and municipalities to grant an additional homestead tax exemption not exceeding $25,000 to certain persons 65 years of age or older whose household income does not exceed $20,000.[1][3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
  2. Florida Secretary of State website," accessed January 10, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.