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Florida Exemption of Homestead and Personal Property from Forced Sale, Amendment 1 (1984)

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The Florida Exemption of Homestead and Personal Property from Forced Sale Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 6, 1984.

This amendment modified Article X of the Florida Constitution to extend exemption of homesteads and personal property from forced sale to any natural person.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 1 (1988)
Approveda Yes 2,766,516 79.01%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Provides that the exemption of a homestead and of personal property to the value of $1,000 from forced sale and certain liens shall extend to any natural person, not just the head of a family.[2][3]

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  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-6-84"
  2. Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.