Florida Widow Tax Exemption, Amendment 6 (1940)
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
ARTICLE IX, SECTION 9
To amend Section 9, Article 9, Florida Constitution, to give all widows, irrespective of dependents, $500 taxation exemption.
Section 9. There shall be exempt from taxation property to the value of Five Hundred Dollars to every widow and to every person who is a bona fide resident of the State and has lost a limb or been disabled in war or by misfortune.
Path to the ballot
- The amendment was placed on the ballot as House Joint Resolution 375 of 1939.
- The amendment was filed in Office Secretary of State on June 12, 1939.
- Florida Amendments of the Election of 11-5-40
- Sample Ballot (in The Evening Independent, November 4, 1940)
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