TAX LIMITATION: SHOULD TWO-THIRDS VOTE BE REQUIRED FOR NEW CONSTITUTIONALLY-IMPOSED STATE TAXES/FEES?

Reference:
Article XI, Section 7

Summary:
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Prohibits imposition of new State taxes or fees on or after November 8, 1994 by constitutional amendment unless approved by two-thirds of the voters voting in the election. Defines "new state taxes or fees" as revenue subject to appropriation by State Legislature, which tax or fee is not in effect on November 7, 1994. Applies to proposed State tax and fee amendments on November 8, 1994 ballot and those on later ballots.

Sponsor:
Tax Cap Committee
215 W. MLK Blvd.
Seffner, FL 33584-0000
(386) 423-4744
  Contact: Gordon Commee, Chairperson

Signatures: **Verified Totals are UNOFFICIAL until the Initiative receives certification and a ballot number.
 Required for review by Attorney General: 42,945 
 Required to have initiative on the ballot: 429,428 
 ** Number currently valid:

Status: Passed
Approval Date: 03/11/1994 
Undue Burden:  
Made Review: 07/21/1994 
Attorney General: 06/22/1994 
Sent to Supreme Court:  
Supreme Court Ruling:  
SC Ruling Date: 10/04/1994 
Made Ballot: 07/21/1994 
Ballot Number: 1  
Election Date: 11/05/1996 
 Votes For: 3,372,915   
 Votes Against: 1,497,485   




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