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The '''Florida Senior Homestead Assessment Amendment''' did not make the [[Florida_2012_ballot_measures|November 6, 2012 state ballot]] in [[Florida]] as a {{lrcafull}}.  If enacted this amendment would have enabled the state legislature to authorize counties and municipalities to limit the assessed value of homesteads of low-income senior citizens.  The measure was being sponsored by state Representatives [[Jeanette Nuñez]] and [[Erik Fresen]].<ref name="housepass">[http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Tax_Breaks_Approved_by_Florida_House_140254203.html ''Associated Press'' "Tax Breaks Approved by Florida House," accessed February 23, 2012]</ref><ref name="bill">[http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=47037 Bill status from Florida House website, retrieved February 24, 2012]</ref>
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The '''Florida Senior Homestead Assessment Amendment''' did not make the [[Florida_2012_ballot_measures|November 6, 2012 state ballot]] in [[Florida]] as a {{lrcafull}}.  If enacted this amendment would have enabled the state legislature to authorize counties and municipalities to limit the assessed value of homesteads of low-income senior citizens.  The measure was being sponsored by state Representatives [[Jeanette Nuñez]] and [[Erik Fresen]].<ref name="housepass">[http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Tax_Breaks_Approved_by_Florida_House_140254203.html ''Associated Press'', "Tax Breaks Approved by Florida House," accessed February 23, 2012]</ref><ref name="bill">[http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=47037 Bill status from Florida House website, retrieved February 24, 2012]</ref>
  
  

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The Florida Senior Homestead Assessment Amendment did not make the November 6, 2012 state ballot in Florida as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. If enacted this amendment would have enabled the state legislature to authorize counties and municipalities to limit the assessed value of homesteads of low-income senior citizens. The measure was being sponsored by state Representatives Jeanette Nuñez and Erik Fresen.[1][2]


Path to the ballot

See also: Laws governing ballot measures in Florida

In order to qualify for the November 2012 ballot the proposed amendment required approval by a minimum of 60% in the both the House and the Senate.

On Thursday, February 23, 2012, the House passed the bill on a vote of 116-0.[1][2] It was not approved by the state Senate.[2]

See also

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