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Florida Miscellaneous Matters and Technical Revisions, Amendment 13 (1998)

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The Florida Miscellaneous Matters and Technical Revisions Amendment, also known as Amendment 13, was a commission referral in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 3, 1998.

This amendment modified Articles I, II, III, IV, V, VII, IX, X, and XI of the Florida Constitution in relation to miscellaneous matters and technical revisions of the Constitution. Amendment 13 was one of nine ballot measures placed on the 1998 Florida ballot by the Florida Constitution Revision Commission.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 13 (1998)
Approveda Yes 1,869,111 55%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Miscellaneous Matters And Technical Revisions.—Removes gender-specific references; allows prison sentences in court-martial actions; consolidates ethics code provisions; specifies time for veto message consideration; clarifies that legislature gives designated officials final general appropriations bills 72 hours before passage; allows direct appeal of courts-martial to specified state court and advisory opinions from federal military courts; requires earlier constitution revision commission appointments; changes tax and budget reform commission voting procedures and meetings from every 10 to every 20 years.[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.