Florida Duties with Respect to Taxation and State Budgetary Matters, Amendment 2
appeared on the November 5, 1996
election ballot in Florida
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
. Amendment 2 changed the time that the Florida Constitution Revision Commission
was to meet from 1998 to 1997, and gave the FCRC
the authority to review tax and budget matters that would otherwise only have been under the authority of the Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission
| Amendment 2|
| Yes|| 2,733,993|| 61.4%|
Results obtained via Division of Elections.
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to change from 1998 to 1997 the convening of the next Constitution Revision Commission, in conformity with the schedule previously established by the Florida Supreme Court. Removing the restriction upon the commission's authority to examine matters relating to taxation or the state budgetary process that are otherwise to be reviewed by the Taxation and Budgetary Reform Commission every ten years.