Laws Affecting Local Governmental Expenditures or Ability to Raise Revenue or Receive State Tax Revenue

Article VII, Section 18

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Excuses counties and municipalities from complying with general laws requiring them to spend funds unless: the law fulfills an important state interest; and it is enacted by two-thirds vote, or funding or funding sources are provided, or certain other conditions are met. Prohibits general laws that have certain negative fiscal consequences for counties and municipalities unless enacted by two-thirds vote. Exempts certain categories of laws from these requirements.

The Florida Legislature

Status: Passed
Made Ballot:  
Ballot Number: 3  
Election Date: 11/06/1990 
 Votes For: 2,031,557   
 Votes Against: 1,140,745   

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