Florida Local Tax Exemption, Amendment 3 (October 1980)

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The Florida Local Tax Exemption Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on October 7, 1980.

This amendment modified Article VII of the Florida Constitution to allow for expanded local ad valorem tax exemptions to businesses.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment (October 1980)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 916,043 62.84%
No541,63037.16%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

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.

Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution, effective upon approval, to allow counties and municipalities, after a referendum providing therefor, to grant ad valorem tax exemptions to new businesses and expansions of existing businesses, for certain improvements to real property and for certain tangible personal property, subject to definitions and limitations as provided by general law.[2]

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