Florida Legislative Eligibility and Compensation, Amendment 4 (1948)
|Florida Amendment 4 (1948)|
Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1947-1948)
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
A proposed amendment of Section 4 of Article III requiring members of the legislature to be duly qualified electors in their respective counties and districts for which chosen; fixing their daily compensation at Ten Dollars and daily subsistence at not more than Seven Dollars and Fifty Cents for each day of the session, and providing mileage between their respective homes and the State Capitol at not more than Seven and One-half Cents per mile for not more than four round trips in a regular session and two round trips in a special sessions.
Section 4. Legislators; Qualifications; Salaries; Etc. Senators and members of the House of Representatives shall be duly qualified electors in the respective counties and districts for which they were chosen. The pay of members of the Senate and House of Representatives shall be ten dollars a day for each day of the session; and in addition thereto they shall be paid for subsistence not more than seven dollars and fifty cents a day for each day of the session, and mileage to be paid to and from their homes to the seat of government by the nearest and most practical route at the rate of not more than seven and one-half cents per mile for not more than four round trips in any regular session nor for more than two round trips in any special or extraordinary session.
- Florida ballot measure database
- Text of the amendment
- Sample ballot (The Evening Independent, November 1, 1948)
- Amendments made to state constitution November 2, 1948
- The Evening Independent, "Study This Ballot--You Vote on It Tuesday," November 1, 1948
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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