Florida Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, Amendment 5 (1992)

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The Florida Taxpayer's Bill of Rights Amendment, also known as Amendment 5, was a commission referral in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 3, 1992.

This amendment modified Article I of the Florida Constitution to require the Legislature to adopt a Taxpayer's Bill of Rights. The measure was placed on the ballot by the Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 5 (1992)
Approveda Yes 4,258,446 90.02%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Requiring the legislature to adopt a Taxpayers' Bill of Rights in clear and concise language that sets forth taxpayers' rights and responsibilities and government's responsibilities to deal fairly with taxpayers under the laws of this state.[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.