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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