Florida Constitutional Amendments: Summary And Funding

 

Amendment 1: Health Care


Prevents penalties for not purchasing health care coverage in order to comply with Affordable Care Act

Amendment 2: Veteran Tax Exemption


Would allow for property tax discounts for disabled veterans

Amendment 3: State Budgets


Replaces existing revenue limits with a new limitation based on inflation and population changes

Amendment 4: Property Tax Limitations


Would amend commercial and non-homestead property taxes

Amendment 5: State Courts


Would modify the existing State Supreme Court

Amendment 6: Abortion


Prohibits public funds for abortions and reconstructs abortion rights

Amendment 8: Religion


Repeals ban of public dollars for religious funding

Amendment 9: Tax Exemption for Spouses of Veterans


Would authorize the legislature to totally or partially exempt surviving spouses of military veterans or first responders who died in the line of duty from paying property taxes

Amendment 10: Taxes


Would provide an exemption from ad valorem taxes levied by local governments on tangible personal property valued at greater than $25,000 but less than $50,000

Amendment 11: Additional Homestead Exemption


Would authorize counties and municipalities to offer additional tax exemptions on homes of low-income seniors

Amendment 12: State University Government Administration


Would revise selection process for student member of Board of Governors of State University System

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