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Florida Local Property Tax Exemptions and Citizen Access to Local Officials, Amendment 10 (1998)

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The Florida Local Property Tax Exemptions and Citizen Access to Local Officials Amendment, also known as Amendment 10, was a commission referral in Florida which was defeated on the ballot on November 3, 1998.

This amendment sought to modify Articles VII and VIII of the Florida Constitution to expand local property tax exemptions. Amendment 10 was one of nine ballot measures placed on the 1998 Florida ballot by the Florida Constitution Revision Commission.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 10 (1998)
Defeatedd No1,766,49050.17%
Yes 1,754,747 49.83%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Local And Municipal Property Tax Exemptions And Citizen Access To Local Officials.—Broadens tax exemption for governmental uses of municipal property; authorizes legislature to exempt certain municipal and special district property used for airport, seaport, or public purposes; permits local option tax exemption for property used for conservation purposes; permits local option tangible personal property tax exemption for attachments to mobile homes and certain residential rental furnishings; removes limitations on citizens' ability to communicate with local officials about matters which are the subject of public hearings.[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.