Florida Historic Property Tax Exemption and Assessment, Amendment 1 (1998)

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The Florida Historic Property Tax Exemption and Assessment Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 3, 1998.

This amendment modified Articles VII and XII of the Florida Constitution in relation to tax exemptions and assessments for historic properties.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 1 (1998)
Approveda Yes 1,970,419 54.5%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Historic Property Tax Exemption And Assessment.—With respect to historic property granted ad valorem tax exemption by a county or municipality, removes a requirement that owner be engaged in renovating the property. Authorizes the Legislature to allow counties or municipalities, by ordinance, to assess historic properties solely on the basis of character or use for ad valorem tax purposes, subject to eligibility requirements specified by general law.[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.