Florida Tax Exemption for Inventory and Livestock, Amendment 13 (1966)

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The Florida Tax Exemption for Inventory and Livestock Amendment, also known as Amendment 13, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 8, 1966.

This amendment modified Article IX of the Florida Constitution to exempt inventory and livestock from ad valorem taxes.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 13 (1966)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 481,420 66.78%
No239,50833.22%

Election results via: Florida Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

NO. 13—CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE IX, ADDING SECTION 14A

TAXATION, Exemption—Proposing an amendment to Article IX, adding Section 14A, of the State Constitution providing that goods, wares, commodities and merchandise commonly known as stock in trade or inventory and livestock may be exempted in part from ad valorem taxation as personal or tangible property as the Legislature may prescribe.[2][3]

Constitutional changes

Section 14A. Exemption; Stock in Trade. Goods, wares, commodities and merchandise, commonly known as stock in trade or inventory and livestock, may be exempted in part from ad valorem taxation as personal or tangible property as the legislature may prescribe by general law of uniform operation throughout the state.[1]

Path to the ballot

  • The amendment was placed on the ballot by House Joint Resolution 578 of 1965.
  • The amendment was approved by the Governor on June 24, 1965.
  • The amendment was filed with the Secretary of State on June 25, 1965.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-8-66"
  2. Ocala Star-Banner, "Automatic Voting Machine Sample Ballot," November 1, 1966
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.