Florida Duties of Commissioner of Agriculture, Amendment 8 (1964)
The Florida Duties of Commissioner of Agriculture Amendment, also known as Amendment 8, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 3, 1964.
|Florida Amendment 8 (1964)|
Election results via: Florida Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
Commissioner of Agriculture, Duties—Proposing an amendment to Article IV, Section 26 of the Florida Constitution relating to the duties of the Commissioner of Agriculture, eliminating his supervision over matters pertaining to public lands and the Bureau of Immigration.
Section 26. Commissioner of Agriculture; Duties; Etc. The commissioner of agriculture shall perform such duties in relation to agriculture as may be prescribed by law. He shall also have supervision of the state prison, and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by law.
Path to the ballot
- The amendment was placed on the ballot by House Joint Resolution 869 of 1963.
- The amendment was filed with the Secretary of State on June 11, 1963.
- Tabulation of Official Votes Cast in the General Election (1964)
- Florida Amendments of the Election of 11-3-64
- Sample Ballot (in the Ocala Star-Banner October 26, 1964)
State of Florida
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