Florida Homestead Exemptions, Amendment 1 (March 1980)

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The Florida Homestead Exemptions Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on March 11, 1980.

This amendment modified Article VII of the Florida Constitution to change the homestead tax exemption.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 1 (March 1980)
Approveda Yes 1,088,729 69.59%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing amendments to the State Constitution to provide a homestead exemption of $25,000 from certain ad valorem school millage levies, providing authorization for ad valorem tax relief for permanent resident renters, and providing that the $25,000 exemption from certain ad valorem school millage levies shall take effect upon approval by the voters and apply to the taxes levied on the assessment rolls for the year 1980 and each year thereafter.[2][3]

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  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 3-11-80"
  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.