Florida Everglades Trust Fund, Amendment 6 (1996)

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The Florida Everglades Trust Fund Amendment, also known as Amendment 6, was an initiated constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 5, 1996.

This amendment modified Article X of the Florida Constitution to establish a trust fund to conserve and protect the Everglades.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 6 (1996)
Approveda Yes 2,825,819 57.3%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Establishes an Everglades Trust Fund to be administered by the South Florida Water Management District for purposes of conservation and protection of natural resources and abatement of water pollution in the Everglades. The Everglades Trust Fund may be funded through any source, including gifts and state or federal funds.[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.