Florida Responsibility for Paying Costs for Water Pollution, Amendment 5
appeared on the November 5, 1996
election ballot in Florida
as an initiated constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
| Amendment 5|
| Yes|| 3,397,286|| 68.1%|
Results obtained via Division of Elections.
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
The Constitution currently provides the authority for the abatement of water pollution. This proposal adds a provision to provide that those in the Everglades Agricultural Area who cause water pollution within the Everglades Protection Area or the Everglades Agricultural Area shall be primarily responsible for paying the costs of the abatement of that pollution.