Proposed Constitutional Amendments General Election – November 8, 2022 For the upcoming General Election there are three proposed constitutional amendments. If you would like more …

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Proposed Constitutional Amendments

General Election – November 8, 2022

For the upcoming General Election there are three proposed constitutional amendments.

If you would like more information concerning the amendments please visit our office at 47 Ave F, Apalachicola.

No. 1 Constitutional Amendment

Article VI, Section 2

Limitation on the Assessment of Real

Property Used for Residential Purposes

Proposing an amendment to the State

Constitution, effective January 1, 2023, to

authorize the Legislature, by general law, to

prohibit the consideration of any change or

improvement made to real property used

for residential purposes to improve the

property's resistance to flood damage in

determining the assessed value of such

property for ad valorem taxation purposes.

No. 2 Constitutional Amendment

Article II, Section 5; Article XI, Sections

2 and 5

Abolishing the Constitution Revision

Commission

Proposing an amendment to the State

Constitution to abolish the Constitution

Revision Commission, which meets at

20-year intervals and is scheduled to next

convene in 2037, as a method of submitting

proposed amendments or revisions to the

State Constitution to electors of the state

for approval. This amendment does not

affect the ability to revise or amend the

State Constitution through citizen initiative,

constitutional convention, the Taxation and

Budget Reform Commission, or legislative

joint resolution.

No. 3 Constitutional Amendment

Article VII, Section 6; Article XII

Additional Homestead Property Tax

Exemption for Specified Critical Public

Services Workforce

Proposing an amendment to the State

Constitution to authorize the Legislature, by

general law, to grant an additional

homestead tax exemption for nonschool

levies of up to $50,000 of the assessed

value of homestead property owned by

classroom teachers, law enforcement

officers, correctional officers, firefighters,

emergency medical technicians,

paramedics, child welfare services

professionals, active duty members of the

United States Armed Forces, and Florida

National Guard members. This amendment

shall take effect January 1, 2023

Heather C. Riley

Franklin County

Supervisor of Elections

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