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{{Taxes}}{{tnr}}The '''Florida Municipal Property Tax Exemption Amendment ''' may appear on the [[Florida 2014 ballot measures|November 4, 2014 ballot]] in [[Florida]] as a {{lrcafull}}. The measure, upon voter approval, would exempt all property owned by a municipality and used exclusively for public purposes from taxation. Furthermore, the measure would allow the [[Florida Legislature|legislature]] to exempt any property owned by a municipality from taxation even without a public use purpose.<ref>[http://flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2014/0704/BillText/Filed/PDF ''Florida Senate'', "SJR 704," accessed March 13, 2014]</ref>
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{{Nofl2014}}{{tnr}}The '''Florida Municipal Property Tax Exemption Amendment ''' will not appear on the [[Florida 2014 ballot measures|November 4, 2014 ballot]] in [[Florida]] as a {{lrcafull}}. The measure would have exempted all property owned by a municipality and used exclusively for public purposes from taxation. Furthermore, the measure would have allowed the [[Florida Legislature|legislature]] to exempt any property owned by a municipality from taxation even without a public use purpose.<ref>[http://flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2014/0704/BillText/Filed/PDF ''Florida Senate'', "SJR 704," accessed March 13, 2014]</ref>
  
The amendment was introduced into the [[Florida Legislature]] by [[Gwen Margolis|Sen. Gwen Margolis]] (D-35) as Senate Joint Resolution 704.<ref>[http://flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2014/0704/ByCategory/?Tab=BillText ''Florida Senate'', "SJR 704: Municipal Property Tax Exemption," accessed March 13, 2014]</ref>
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The amendment was introduced into the [[Florida Legislature]] by [[Gwen Margolis|Sen. Gwen Margolis]] (D-35) as Senate Joint Resolution 704.<ref name=bill>[http://flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2014/0704/ByCategory/?Tab=BillText ''Florida Senate'', "SJR 704: Municipal Property Tax Exemption," accessed March 13, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Path to the ballot==
 
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::''See also: [[Legislatively-referred_constitutional_amendment#60.25_supermajority|Amending the Florida Constitution]]''
 
::''See also: [[Legislatively-referred_constitutional_amendment#60.25_supermajority|Amending the Florida Constitution]]''
  
The amendment was introduced into the legislature on [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|January 22, 2014]]. The [[Florida Legislature]] can put a proposed amendment on the ballot upon a [[supermajority vote|sixty percent majority vote]] in both legislative chambers via a joint resolution.
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The amendment was introduced into the legislature on [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|January 22, 2014]]. The [[Florida Legislature]] can put a proposed amendment on the ballot upon a [[supermajority vote|sixty percent majority vote]] in both legislative chambers via a joint resolution. On [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|April 23, 2014]], the amendment was withdrawn from any further consideration.<ref name=bill/>
  
 
==See also==
 
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The Florida Municipal Property Tax Exemption Amendment will not appear on the November 4, 2014 ballot in Florida as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure would have exempted all property owned by a municipality and used exclusively for public purposes from taxation. Furthermore, the measure would have allowed the legislature to exempt any property owned by a municipality from taxation even without a public use purpose.[1]

The amendment was introduced into the Florida Legislature by Sen. Gwen Margolis (D-35) as Senate Joint Resolution 704.[2]

Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the Florida Constitution

The amendment was introduced into the legislature on January 22, 2014. The Florida Legislature can put a proposed amendment on the ballot upon a sixty percent majority vote in both legislative chambers via a joint resolution. On April 23, 2014, the amendment was withdrawn from any further consideration.[2]

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