Florida School Districts, Amendment 1 (1922)
|Florida Amendments 1 (1922)|
Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1921-1922)
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|“||Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Section 10 of Article XII, relating to Education, authorizing the Legislature to provide for the creation of School Districts and authorizing the levy and collection of a Special School Tax in such Districts not to exceed in any one year ten mills on the dollar.||”|
Section 10. The Legislature may provide for the division of any county or counties into convenient school districts; and for the election biennially of three school trustees, who shall hold their office for two years, and who shall have the supervision of all the schools within the district; and for the levying and collection of a district school tax, for the exclusive use of public free schools within the district, whenever a majority of the qualified electors thereof that pay a tax on real or personal property shall vote in favor of such levy; provided, that any tax authorized by this section shall not exceed ten mills on the dollar in any one year on the taxable property of the district.
Path to the ballot
- The amendment was placed on the ballot by Senate Joint Resolution 1 of 1921.
- Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1921-1922)
- Florida Amendments of the Election of 11-7-22
- Sample Ballot (in The Evening Independent , November 6, 1922)
- Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-7-22"
- The Evening Independent, "How Names Will Appear On Ballot," November 6, 1922
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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