Florida Hillsborough County Tax Assessor, Amendment 10 (1944)

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Florida Hillsborough County Tax Assessor, Amendment 10 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida that was approved by voters in the general election on November 7, 1944. The amendment provided for the assessment and collection of property taxes in Hillsborough County.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 10 (1944)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 72,376 59.28%
No49,70740.72%

Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1943-1944)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

NO. 10

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

ARTICLE VIII, SECTION 11 and 12

To amend Article VIII of the Constitution by adding additional sections to be known as section 11 and 12 providing that in Hillsborough County from and after January 1, 1949 the County Tax Assessor assess property of county for purposes of State, County, School and Municipal Taxes levied by the State and County, County School Board, School Districts, Special Tax School Districts and Municipalities of the county and providing for the Legislature of 1945 and thereafter to enact suitable legislation specifying powers, functions, duties and compensation of County Tax Assessors and providing that the County Tax Collector in Hillsborough County shall likewise collect all taxes levied in the county by State, County, County School Board, School Districts, Special Tax districts and Municipalities; and providing that the Legislature of 1945 and thereafter shall enact laws specifying powers, functions, duties and compensations of such County Tax Collector.[2]

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  1. Amendments made to state constitution November 7, 1944
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.