Florida Public Education Capital Outlay Bonds, Amendment 8 (1984)

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The Florida Public Education Capital Outlay Bonds Amendment, also known as Amendment 8, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 6, 1984.

This amendment modified Article XII of the Florida Constitution to provide for a levy on gross receipts to allow the continuation of funding of bonds for public education construction.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 8 (1988)
Approveda Yes 2,553,332 76.64%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to provide for the levy on gross receipts pursuant to Chapter 203, Florida Statutes, as provided by law to authorize the continuation of the funding of public education capital outlay bonds for the construction of public school, vocational education, community college, School for the Deaf & Blind, and university buildings.[2][3]

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  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-6-84"
  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.