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The '''Florida Local Sales Tax Authorization Amendment''', also known as '''Amendment 6''', was a {{crfull}} in [[Florida]] which was '''defeat''' on the ballot on [[Florida 1992 ballot measures|November 3, 1992]].
  
The measure was placed on the ballot by the [[Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission]] (TBRC).
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This amendment sought to modify Article VII of the [[Florida Constitution]] to authorize counties and municipalities to levy up to a one-cent sales tax, if approved by the voters of the county or municipality. The measure was placed on the ballot by the [[Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission]].<ref name="sos"/>
  
 
==Election results==
 
==Election results==
 
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|title=Florida Amendment 6 (1992)
 
|yes=1,886,498
 
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|no=2,824,460
 
|no=2,824,460
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''Election results via: [http://election.dos.state.fl.us/elections/resultsarchive/Index.asp?ElectionDate=11/3/1992&DATAMODE= Florida Division of Elections].''
''Results obtained via [http://election.dos.state.fl.us/elections/resultsarchive/Index.asp?ElectionDate=11/3/1992&DATAMODE=|Florida Division of Elections].''
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==Text of measure==
 
==Text of measure==
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The language that appeared on the ballot:
  
The language that appeared on the ballot:<ref>[http://election.dos.state.fl.us/initiatives/initdetail.asp?account=12&seqnum=2 Amendment summary from Florida Secretary of State website]</ref>
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{{Quote|The proposal authorizes counties and municipalities to levy up to a one-cent sales tax, if approved by the voters of the county or municipality, to be used for local government services. The referendum vote shall be called for by an ordinance of the county or municipality, and the one-cent sales tax, if approved, shall be based on the state sales and use tax as defined by the Legislature, with certain exceptions.<ref name="sos">[http://election.dos.state.fl.us/initiatives/initdetail.asp?account=12&seqnum=2 ''Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections'', "Initiative Information"]</ref>}}
 
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The proposal authorizes counties and municipalities to levy up to a one-cent sales tax, if approved by the voters of the county or municipality, to be used for local government services. The referendum vote shall be called for by an ordinance of the county or municipality, and the one-cent sales tax, if approved, shall be based on the state sales and use tax as defined by the Legislature, with certain exceptions.  
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==See also==
 
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* [[1992 ballot measures]]
 
* [[1992 ballot measures]]
 
* [[List of Florida ballot measures]]
 
* [[List of Florida ballot measures]]
 
* [[Florida 1992 ballot measures]]
 
* [[Florida 1992 ballot measures]]
 
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.votecitrus.com/ew_pages/SampleBallots/1992/1992_general___113__sample_ballot.pdf 1992 Florida General Election Sample Ballot] (from Citrus County)
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* [http://www.law.fsu.edu/crc/conhist/1992amen.html Florida Constitutional Revision Commission Information on 1992 Amendments]
 
* [http://election.dos.state.fl.us/initiatives/initiativelist.asp Florida ballot measure database]
 
* [http://election.dos.state.fl.us/initiatives/initiativelist.asp Florida ballot measure database]
  
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The Florida Local Sales Tax Authorization Amendment, also known as Amendment 6, was a commission referral in Florida which was defeat on the ballot on November 3, 1992.

This amendment sought to modify Article VII of the Florida Constitution to authorize counties and municipalities to levy up to a one-cent sales tax, if approved by the voters of the county or municipality. The measure was placed on the ballot by the Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 6 (1992)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No2,824,46059.96%
Yes 1,886,498 40.04%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

The proposal authorizes counties and municipalities to levy up to a one-cent sales tax, if approved by the voters of the county or municipality, to be used for local government services. The referendum vote shall be called for by an ordinance of the county or municipality, and the one-cent sales tax, if approved, shall be based on the state sales and use tax as defined by the Legislature, with certain exceptions.[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.