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Florida Constitution Revision Commission Duties, Amendment 2 (1996)

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The Florida Constitution Revision Commission Duties Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 5, 1996.

This amendment modified Article XI of the Florida Constitution to change the time that the Florida Constitution Revision Commission was to meet from 1998 to 1997, and to give the Commission 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.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1996)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,733,993 61.4%
No1,720,19338.6%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

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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.[1]

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