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Supermajority Vote Required to Impose, Authorize, or Raise State Taxes or Fees

Article VII, Section 19

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Prohibits the legislature from imposing, authorizing, or raising a state tax or fee except through legislation approved by a two-thirds vote of each house of the legislature in a bill containing no other subject. This proposal does not authorize a state tax or fee otherwise prohibited by the Constitution and does not apply to fees or taxes imposed or authorized to be imposed by a county, municipality, school board, or special district.

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Track Bill: HJR7001

The Florida Legislature

Status: Passed
Made Ballot: 03/16/2018 
Ballot Number: 5  
Election Date: 11/06/2018 
 Votes For: 5,164,658   
 Votes Against: 2,693,174   

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