Florida Local Governmental Expenditures, Amendment 3 (1990)

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The Florida Local Governmental Expenditures Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 6, 1990.

This amendment modified Article VII of the Florida Constitution to excuse municipalities from general laws requiring them to spend funds under certain circumstances.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 3 (1990)
Approveda Yes 2,031,557 64%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Excuses counties and municipalities from complying with general laws requiring them to spend funds unless: the law fulfills an important state interest; and it is enacted by two-thirds vote, or funding or funding sources are provided, or certain other conditions are met. Prohibits general laws that have certain negative fiscal consequences for counties and municipalities unless enacted by two-thirds vote. Exempts certain categories of laws from these requirements.[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.