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Florida Educational Facility Bonds, Amendment 8 (1992)

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The Florida Educational Facility Bonds Amendment, also known as Amendment 8, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 3, 1992.

This amendment modified Article XII of the Florida Constitution to continue dedication of gross receipts taxes to fund construction of educational facilities for the state’s public education system.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 8 (1992)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 3,089,058 67.9%
No1,461,43532.1%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing an amendment to Section 9 of Article XII of the State Constitution to: (1) Continue indefinitely the current dedication of gross receipts taxes to fund construction of educational facilities for the state’s public education system. (2) Continue indefinitely the current dedication of some motor vehicle license taxes to fund construction of educational facilities for public schools and community colleges. (3) Remove interest and maturity restrictions on education bond refunding.[1][2]

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