Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission, Amendment 6 (1988)

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The Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission Amendment, also known as Amendment 6, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 8, 1988.

This amendment modified Articles II and XI of the Florida Constitution to create a Taxation and Budget Reform Commission with the power to propose statutory changes and constitutional amendments.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 6 (1988)
Approveda Yes 2,111,320 57.85%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Transfers authority to review matters relating to state and local taxation and the budgetary process from the Constitution Revision Commission to a newly created Taxation and Budget Reform Commission to be established in 1990 and every 10 years thereafter. The new commission will issue a report and it may propose statutory changes to the Legislature, and submit proposed constitutional changes to the voters.[2][3]

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  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-8-88"
  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.