1994 - 1996

YEAR AMENDMENT SUMMARY STATUS COMMENTS
1994 (November 8, 1994) 1994 SJR 2606 (term of regular session) Shifted starting date of Regular Legislative session from February to March. Adopted:
For:2,713,189
Against:955,223
1994 HJR 2053(limitation on state revenue collection). Limited state revenues to prior yearís revenue plus an adjustment for growth. Adopted:
For:2,182,411
Against:1,489,268
Limited Casino Initiative Authorized a limited number of gaming casinos in Broward, Dade, Duval, Escambia, Hillsborough, Lee, Orange, Palm Beach, and Pinellas Counties. Rejected:
For:1,566,451
Against:2,555,492
Multiple Subject Initiative Expanded the peoplesí right to initiate constitutional changes limiting the power of government to raise revenue by allowing amendments to cover multiple subjects. Adopted:
For:2,167,305
Against:1,560,635
Marine Net Fishing Initiative Enacted limitations on marine net fishing in Florida waters. Adopted:
For:2,876,091
Against:1,135,110
1996
(November 5, 1996) #1 (tax limitation) Prohibits imposition of new taxes unless approved by 2/3 of voters. Pending
#2 (Constitution Revision Commission) Removes restrictions on constitution revision commissionís authority to examine matters relating to taxation or budget. Pending
#3 (Judiciary) Restructures the JQC, addresses the allowable number of nominations from judicial nominating commissions, sets minimum terms of office for appointed trial judges. Pending Represents several recommendations of the 1996 Article V Task Force.