Florida County School Fund, Amendment 1 (1926)
- This amendment modified Article XII of the Florida Constitution to define the revenue sources for the County School Fund.
|Florida Amendment 1 (1926)|
Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1925-1926)
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|“||To amend Section 9 of Article XII of the Constitution of the State of Florida relating to education and providing that in addition to the tax provided for in section 8 of Article XII, the County School Fund shall consist of its proportion of the State School Fund Interest and the One Mill State Tax, all capitation taxes collected within the county , all legislative appropriations, and which shall, with all other county school funds, be apportioned and distributed as provided by law and disbursed solely for the support and maintenance of public free schools.||”|
Section 9. In addition to the tax provided for in Section 8 of this Article the County School Fund shall consist of the proportion of the interest of the State School Fund and of the one mill State tax apportioned to the county, all capitation taxes collected within the county and all appropriations by the Legislature which shall with all other County School Funds be apportioned and distributed as may be provided by law and shall be disbursed by the County Board of Public Instruction solely for the support and maintenance of public free schools. Provided, that such apportionment and distribution shall be made by general law based upon some declared principle of classification to be determined by the Legislature.
Path to the ballot
- The amendment was placed on the ballot as House Joint Resolution 541 of 19.
- The amendment was approved for the ballot on June 4, 1925.
- Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1925-1926)
- Florida Amendments of the Election of 11-2-26
- Sample Ballot (in The Miami News, November 1, 1926)
- Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-2-26"
- The Miami News, "Heavy Vote Due in Dade County Election Fight", November 1, 1926
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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