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</table>'''Florida Amendment 8''' was a {{lrcafull}} on the ballot in [[Florida]] that was '''approved''' in the general election on [[Florida 1948 ballot measures|November 2, 1048]]. The amendment relates to the assessment and collection of all taxes in the county of Pinellas.<ref>[http://www.law.fsu.edu/crc/conhist/1948amen.html Amendments made to state constitution November 2, 1948]</ref>
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</table>'''Florida Pinellas County Tax Assessment Amendment''', also known as '''Amendment 10''', was a {{lrcafull}} on the ballot in [[Florida]] that was '''approved''' in the general election on [[Florida 1948 ballot measures|November 2, 1048]].  
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* The amendment modified Article VIII of the [[Florida Constitution]] in relation to the assessment and collection of all taxes in the county of Pinellas.<ref name="crc">[http://www.law.fsu.edu/crc/conhist/1948amen.html Amendments made to state constitution November 2, 1948]</ref>
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==Election results==
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|title= Florida Amendment 10 (1948)
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|yes=85,302
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|no=60,405
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|nopct=41.46
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Election results via: [http://edocs.dlis.state.fl.us/fldocs/dos/secretarystatereport/ Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1947-1948)]
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==Text of measure==
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The language that appeared on the ballot:
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{{Quote|<center>NO. 10<br>
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CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT<br>
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ARTICLE VIII</center>
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A proposed amendment of Article VIII by adding thereto Section 13  and 14, providing in Pinellas County, Florida, after January 1, 1950, for the assessment by the County Tax Assessor and collection by the County Tax Collector of taxes on all property for all state, county, school and municipal purposes levied in said county by the state, county, county school board, school districts, special tax school districts and municipalities, and providing for the legislature to enact laws specifying the powers, functions, duties and compensation of such officers and the manner in which their duties shall be performed.<ref name="sampleballot">[http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=GJULAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jlUDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4796%2C92556 ''The Evening Independent'', "Study This Ballot--You Vote on It Tuesday," November 1, 1948]</ref>}}
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===Constitutional changes===
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Section 13. (1) From and after January 1, 1950, the county tax assessor in the county of Pinellas, State of Florida, shall assess all property for all state, county, school and municipal taxes to be levied in the county by the state, county, county school board, school districts, special tax school districts and municipalities.
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(2) The legislature shall at the Legislative Session in 1949 and from time to time thereafter, enact laws specifying the powers, functions, duties and compensation of county tax assessor, designated in paragraph 1 of this Section 13, and shall likewise, provide by law for the extension on the assessment roll of the county tax assessor of all taxes levied by the state, county, county school board, school districts, special tax school districts and municipalities.
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Section 14. (1) From and after January 1, 1950, the county tax collector in the county of Pinellas, State of Florida, shall collect all taxes levied in the county by the state, county, county school board, school districts, special tax school districts and municipalities.
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2. The legislature shall at the Legislative Session in 1949 and from time to time thereafter, enact laws specifying the powers, functions, duties and compensation of county tax collector, designated in paragraph 1 of this Section 14, and shall likewise provide for the collection, care, custody, reporting and disbursement of all taxes collected by the county tax collector.<ref name="crc"/>
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==See also==
 
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==External links==
 
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* [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]
 
* [http://www.law.fsu.edu/crc/conhist/1948amen.html Text of the amendment]
 
* [http://www.law.fsu.edu/crc/conhist/1948amen.html Text of the amendment]
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* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=GJULAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jlUDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4796%2C92556 Sample ballot] (''The Evening Independent'', November 1, 1948)
  
 
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Florida Pinellas County Tax Assessment Amendment, also known as Amendment 10, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the ballot in Florida that was approved in the general election on November 2, 1048.
  • The amendment modified Article VIII of the Florida Constitution in relation to the assessment and collection of all taxes in the county of Pinellas.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 10 (1948)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 85,302 58.54%
No60,40541.46%

Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1947-1948)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

NO. 10

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

ARTICLE VIII

A proposed amendment of Article VIII by adding thereto Section 13 and 14, providing in Pinellas County, Florida, after January 1, 1950, for the assessment by the County Tax Assessor and collection by the County Tax Collector of taxes on all property for all state, county, school and municipal purposes levied in said county by the state, county, county school board, school districts, special tax school districts and municipalities, and providing for the legislature to enact laws specifying the powers, functions, duties and compensation of such officers and the manner in which their duties shall be performed.[2][3]

Constitutional changes

Section 13. (1) From and after January 1, 1950, the county tax assessor in the county of Pinellas, State of Florida, shall assess all property for all state, county, school and municipal taxes to be levied in the county by the state, county, county school board, school districts, special tax school districts and municipalities.

(2) The legislature shall at the Legislative Session in 1949 and from time to time thereafter, enact laws specifying the powers, functions, duties and compensation of county tax assessor, designated in paragraph 1 of this Section 13, and shall likewise, provide by law for the extension on the assessment roll of the county tax assessor of all taxes levied by the state, county, county school board, school districts, special tax school districts and municipalities.

Section 14. (1) From and after January 1, 1950, the county tax collector in the county of Pinellas, State of Florida, shall collect all taxes levied in the county by the state, county, county school board, school districts, special tax school districts and municipalities.

2. The legislature shall at the Legislative Session in 1949 and from time to time thereafter, enact laws specifying the powers, functions, duties and compensation of county tax collector, designated in paragraph 1 of this Section 14, and shall likewise provide for the collection, care, custody, reporting and disbursement of all taxes collected by the county tax collector.[1]

See also

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Amendments made to state constitution November 2, 1948
  2. The Evening Independent, "Study This Ballot--You Vote on It Tuesday," November 1, 1948
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.