Florida School Construction and Gross Receipts Taxes, Amendment 1 (1974)

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The Florida School Construction and Gross Receipts Taxes Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 5, 1974 ballot in Florida, where it was approved.

This amendment modified Article XII, Section 9 of the Florida Constitution to fund bonds for school construction projects with gross receipts taxes.[1][2]

Election results

Florida Amendment 1 (1974)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 846,071 65.40%
No447,59934.60%

Election results via: ICPSR

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE XII, SECTION 9

Proposes an amendment to Section 9 of Article XII of the State Constitution to Continue today a school construction program at area vocational-technical centers, community colleges, and universities, and extend the program to include the K 12 public schools supported by bonds payable from the gross receipts taxes pledging the full faith and credit of the state.[1][3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sarasota Herald-Tribune, "General Election Sample Ballot," November 4, 1974
  2. REFERENDA AND PRIMARY ELECTION MATERIALS [Computer file]. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1995. doi:10.3886/ICPSR00006.v1
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  4. Florida Constitutional Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-5-74" (dead link)