Florida Sale of Submerged Lands, Amendment 5 (1970)
|Florida Amendment 5 (1970)|
Election results via: ICPSR
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
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ARTICLE X, SECTION 11
LAND SALES. Proposing an amendment to Section 11 of Article X of the Florida Constitution, providing authority for sale of sovereignty submerged lands only when in the public interest and providing authority for private use of sovereignty submerged lands only when not contrary to the public interest.
Section 11. Sovereignty Lands. The title to lands under navigable waters, within the boundaries of the state, which have not been alienated, including beaches below mean high water lines, is held by the state, by virtue of its sovereignty, in trust for all the people. Sale of such lands may be authorized by law, but only when in the public interest. Private use of portions of such lands may be authorized by law, but only when not contrary to the public interest.
- Florida November 3, 1970 Amendment Proposals - Florida Constitutional Revision Commission
- Sample Ballot - Ocala Star-Banner, October 26, 1970
- Ocala Star-Banner, "Sample Ballot," October 26, 1970
- 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
- Ocala Star-Banner, "Seven Amendment Cover Youth, Courts, Money," November 2, 1970
- Florida Constitutional Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-3-70"
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