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{{tnr}}{{FLConstitution}}'''Florida Amendment 3''', also known as the '''Local Governmental Expenditures Amendment''', was on the [[Florida 1990 ballot measures|November 6, 1990]] election ballot in [[Florida]]. It passed, with 64% of voters in favor.
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The '''Florida Local Governmental Expenditures Amendment''', also known as '''Amendment 3''', was a {{lrcafull}} in [[Florida]] which was '''approved''' on the ballot on [[Florida 1990 ballot measures|November 6, 1990]].
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*This amendment modified Article VII of the [[Florida Constitution]] to excuse municipalities from general laws requiring them to spend funds under certain circumstances.<ref name="sos"/>
  
 
==Election results==
 
==Election results==
 
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''Election results via: [http://election.dos.state.fl.us/elections/resultsarchive/Index.asp?ElectionDate=11/6/1990&DATAMODE= Florida Division of Elections].''
''Results obtained via [http://election.dos.state.fl.us/elections/resultsarchive/Index.asp?ElectionDate=11/6/1990&DATAMODE=|Florida Division of Elections].''
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==Text of measure==
 
==Text of measure==
 
 
The language that appeared on the ballot:
 
The language that appeared on the ballot:
  
:Excuses counties and municipalities from complying with general laws requiring them to spend funds unless: the law fulfills an important state interest; and it is enacted by two-thirds vote, or funding or funding sources are provided, or certain other conditions are met. Prohibits general laws that have certain negative fiscal consequences for counties and municipalities unless enacted by two-thirds vote. Exempts certain categories of laws from these requirements.  
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{{Quote|Excuses counties and municipalities from complying with general laws requiring them to spend funds unless: the law fulfills an important state interest; and it is enacted by two-thirds vote, or funding or funding sources are provided, or certain other conditions are met. Prohibits general laws that have certain negative fiscal consequences for counties and municipalities unless enacted by two-thirds vote. Exempts certain categories of laws from these requirements.<ref name="sos">[http://election.dos.state.fl.us/initiatives/initdetail.asp?account=10&seqnum=57 ''Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections'', "Initiative Information"]</ref>}}
  
 
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==See also==
 
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.votecitrus.com/ew_pages/SampleBallots/1990/1990_general__116__sample_ballot.pdf 1990 Florida General Election Sample Ballot] (from Citrus County)
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* [http://www.law.fsu.edu/crc/conhist/1990amen.html Florida Constitutional Revision Commission Information on 1990 Amendments]
 
* [http://election.dos.state.fl.us/initiatives/initdetail.asp?account=10&seqnum=57 Summary of Amendment 3]
 
* [http://election.dos.state.fl.us/initiatives/initdetail.asp?account=10&seqnum=57 Summary of Amendment 3]
 
* [http://election.dos.state.fl.us/initiatives/fulltext/pdf/10-57.pdf Full text of Amendment 3]
 
* [http://election.dos.state.fl.us/initiatives/fulltext/pdf/10-57.pdf Full text of Amendment 3]
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The Florida Local Governmental Expenditures Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 6, 1990.

  • This amendment modified Article VII of the Florida Constitution to excuse municipalities from general laws requiring them to spend funds under certain circumstances.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 3 (1990)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,031,557 64%
No522,24815.5%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Excuses counties and municipalities from complying with general laws requiring them to spend funds unless: the law fulfills an important state interest; and it is enacted by two-thirds vote, or funding or funding sources are provided, or certain other conditions are met. Prohibits general laws that have certain negative fiscal consequences for counties and municipalities unless enacted by two-thirds vote. Exempts certain categories of laws from these requirements.[1][2]

See also

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.