The Florida Local Tax Exemption Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on October 7, 1980.
This amendment modified Article VII of the Florida Constitution to allow for expanded local ad valorem tax exemptions to businesses.
| Florida Amendment (October 1980)|
| Yes|| 916,043|| 62.84%|
Election results via: Florida Elections Division
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution, effective upon approval, to allow counties and municipalities, after a referendum providing therefor, to grant ad valorem tax exemptions to new businesses and expansions of existing businesses, for certain improvements to real property and for certain tangible personal property, subject to definitions and limitations as provided by general law.