Water and Land Conservation - Dedicates funds to acquire and restore Florida conservation and recreation lands


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Funds the Land Acquisition Trust Fund to acquire, restore, improve, and manage conservation lands including wetlands and forests; fish and wildlife habitat; lands protecting water resources and drinking water sources, including the Everglades, and the water quality of rivers, lakes, and streams; beaches and shores; outdoor recreational lands; working farms and ranches; and historic or geologic sites, by dedicating 33 percent of net revenues from the existing excise tax on documents for 20 years.

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Florida's Water and Land Legacy, Inc.
1700 North Monroe Street
Suite 11-286
Tallahassee, FL 32303-
(850) 629-4656
  Contact: Will Abberger, Chairperson
306 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301-
(850) 222-791

Signatures: **Verified Totals are UNOFFICIAL until the Initiative receives certification and a ballot number.
 Required for review by Attorney General: 68,314 
 Required to have initiative on the ballot: 683,149 
 ** Number currently valid: 709,976 
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Status: Passed
Approval Date: 09/17/2012 
Undue Burden:  
Made Review: 04/03/2013 
Attorney General: 04/04/2013 
Sent to Supreme Court: 04/18/2013 
Supreme Court Ruling: Constitutional  
SC Ruling Date: 09/26/2013 
Financial Impact Statement Date: 05/23/2013 
SC Approval of Financial Impact Statement: 09/26/2013 
Made Ballot: 01/17/2014 
Ballot Number: 1  
Election Date: 11/04/2014 
 Votes For: 4,238,739   
 Votes Against: 1,415,924   

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