Florida State Officer Salaries, Amendment 3 (1922)

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The Florida State Officer Salaries Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 7, 1922.

This amendment modified Article XVI of the Florida Constitution to allow for monthly salary payments to state officers.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendments 3 (1922)
Approveda Yes 26,731 77.49%

Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1921-1922)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Section 3 of Article XVI, relating to time of the payment of Salaries of State Officers, authorizing the payment of such Salaries monthly instead of quarterly.[2][3]

Constitutional changes

Section 3. The salary of every officer shall be payable monthly upon his own requisition.[1]

Path to the ballot

  • The amendment was placed on the ballot by Senate Joint Resolution 54 of 1921.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-7-22"
  2. The Evening Independent, "How Names Will Appear On Ballot," November 6, 1922
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.