Florida Tax Limitation, Amendment 1 (1996)

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The Florida Tax Limitation Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was an initiated constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 5, 1996.

This amendment modified Article XI of the Florida Constitution to require two-thirds of voters to approve tax increase amendments.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 1 (1996)
Approveda Yes 3,372,915 69.3%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Prohibits imposition of new state taxes or fees on or after November 8, 1994 by constitutional amendment unless approved by two-thirds of the voters voting in the election. Defines "new State taxes or fees" as revenue subject to appropriation by State Legislature, which tax or fee is not in effect on November 7, 1994. Applies to proposed State tax and fee amendments on November 8, 1994 ballot and those on later ballots.[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.