Initiatives / Amendments / Revisions Database

The table below defaults to a list of amendments or initiatives that have made ballot position (indicated by a ballot #), and currently active initiatives (indicated by a serial #). Use the toolbar at the top of the table to search the database by year, status, title and sponsor.

Year:
Status: Made Ballot: Title: Sponsor:

 

Elec Year

Status

Date

Title

Serial #
(Ballot #)

Sponsor

2008  GEN

Withdrawn

11/02/2007

A Minimum of 75% of property shall be exempt from property tax.

07-24

Florida Ballot Initiative

2008  GEN

Closed

08/15/2008

ABOLITION OF ALIMONY OBLIGATIONS

04-04

Citizens for Liberty and Privacy

2008  GEN

Closed

02/13/2007

ADDITIONAL STANDARDS TO BE FOLLOWED IN APPORTIONING LEGISLATIVE AND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS

05-15

Committee for Fair Elections

2008  GEN

Passed

11/04/2008

ASSESSMENT OF WORKING WATERFRONT PROPERTY BASED UPON CURRENT USE

   (6)

Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission

2008  GEN

Passed

11/04/2008

CHANGES AND IMPROVEMENTS NOT AFFECTING THE ASSESSED VALUE OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY

   (3)

Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission

2008  GEN

Closed

07/07/2008

Citizens Insurance shall be re-formed as a mutual ownership private company

07-01

Hurricane Insurance Creation

2008  GEN

Defeated

11/04/2008

DECLARATION OF RIGHTS

   (1)

The Florida Legislature/Senate   (SJR 166)

2008  GEN

Removed

04/28/2008

ELIMINATING STATE REQUIRED SCHOOL PROPERTY TAX AND REPLACING WITH EQUIVALENT STATE REVENUES TO FUND EDUCATION

   (5)

Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission

2008  GEN

Removed

03/22/2007

Extending existing sales tax to non-taxed services where exclusion fails to serve public purpose

05-04

Floridians Against Inequities in Rates (Fair)

2008  GEN

Passed

11/04/2008

Florida Marriage Protection Amendment

05-10  (2)

Florida4Marriage.org

2008  GEN

Closed

07/07/2008

Homestead Exemptions shall be indexed, removed from Flood V Zones and Save our Homes repealed

07-04

Hurricane Insurance Creation

2008  GEN

Closed

07/07/2008

Hurricane Insurance as a Local Property Taxing Authority at Market Value

07-02

Hurricane Insurance Creation

2008  GEN

Closed

07/07/2008

Hurricane Insurance as a Local Property Taxing Authority at Market Value

07-03

Hurricane Insurance Creation

2008  GEN

Removed

03/22/2007

Initiative requiring legislative determination that sales tax exemptions serve a public purpose

05-02

Floridians Against Inequities in Rates (Fair)

2008  GEN

Closed

07/10/2008

Keep Felons Away From Guns!

07-08

www.saferflorida.org

2008  GEN

Closed

08/29/2008

LEAVE NO LEGISLATOR BEHIND

05-01

Vote at 16

2008  GEN

Withdrawn

10/16/2007

Limit state, county, municipality, special district and local governmental body budgets.

07-09

Florida Ballot Initiative

2008  GEN

Withdrawn

10/16/2007

Limit state, county, municipality, special district and local governmental body revenues.

07-10

Florida Ballot Initiative

2008  GEN

Withdrawn

11/16/2007

Limits ad valorem taxes to 1.25% of the taxable value of real property

07-18

Cut Property Taxes Now, Inc.

2008  GEN

Defeated

11/04/2008

LOCAL OPTION COMMUNITY COLLEGE FUNDING

   (8)

Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission

2008  GEN

Closed

08/29/2008

Lower Voting Age To Sixteen

03-02

Vote at 16

2008  GEN

Withdrawn

10/16/2007

No governmental entity shall hire paid lobbyists with public funds to influence another.

07-13

Florida Ballot Initiative

2008  GEN

Withdrawn

02/25/2008

PORTABILITY OF SAVE OUR HOMES ASSESSMENT CAP

06-03

Save Our Homes Portability, Inc.

2008  GEN

Passed

11/04/2008

PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION OF PERPETUALLY CONSERVED LAND; CLASSIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF LAND USED FOR CONSERVATION

   (4)

Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission

2008  GEN

Closed

07/07/2008

Referenda Required for Adoption and Amendment of Local Government Budget

07-05

Hurricane Insurance Creation

2008  GEN

Removed

04/28/2008

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

   (7)

Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission

2008  GEN

Removed

04/28/2008

REQUIRING 65 PERCENT OF SCHOOL FUNDING FOR CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION; STATE’S DUTY FOR CHILDREN’S EDUCATION

   (9)

Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission

2008  GEN

Withdrawn

10/16/2007

Retroactive ad valorem property tax exemption.

07-17

Florida Ballot Initiative

2008  GEN

Withdrawn

10/16/2007

Shift all ad valorem taxes to other revenues thereby abolishing ad valorem property taxes.

07-11

Florida Ballot Initiative

2008  GEN

Withdrawn

10/16/2007

The maximum rate for property insurance on real estate and its contents shall be limited.

07-12

Florida Ballot Initiative

2008  GEN

Withdrawn

10/16/2007

The state government shall not mandate minimum prices for motor fuels.

07-14

Florida Ballot Initiative