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Florida Renewable Energy Tax Exemption, Amendment 1 (October 1980)

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The Florida Renewable Energy Tax Exemption Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on October 7, 1980.

This amendment modified Articles VII and XII of the Florida Constitution to provide a tax exemption relating to renewable energy devices.[1]

See Energy policy in Florida for a full explanation of energy policy across the state.

Election results

Florida Amendment 1 (October 1980)
Approveda Yes 1,042,685 74.99%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing an amendment to Section 3 of Article VII and the creation of Section 18 of Article XII of the State Constitution to authorize, for purposes of ad valorem taxation, an exemption for a renewable energy source device and real property on which a renewable energy source device is installed.[2][3]

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  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 10-7-80"
  2. Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.