Florida Retirement System Benefit Increase, Amendment 8 (1976)
The Florida Retirement System Benefit Increase Amendment, also known as Amendment 8, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Florida, where it was approved.
|Florida Amendment 8 (1976)|
Election results via: ICPSR
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|“||Proposing to add Section 14 to Article X of the State Constitution to provide that increases in the benefits payable under any governmental supported retirement system after January 1, 1977, be fully funded by the governmental unit.||”|
Section 14. State Retirement Systems Benefit Changes. A governmental unit responsible for any retirement or pension system supported in whole or in part by public funds shall not after January 1, 1977, provide any increase in the benefits to the members or beneficiaries of such system unless such unit has made or concurrently makes provision for the funding of the increase in benefits on a sound actuarial basis..
- Florida November 2, 1976 Amendment Proposals - Florida Constitutional Revision Commission
- Sample Ballot - Ocala Star-Banner, Oct 26, 1976
- REFERENDA AND PRIMARY ELECTION MATERIALS [Computer file]. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1995. doi:10.3886/ICPSR00006.v1
- Florida Constitutional Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-2-76"
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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