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Homestead Ad Valorem Tax Credit for Deployed Military Personnel

Florida Ballot Measure - Constitutional Amendment 2

Election: Nov. 2, 2010 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Housing and Property
Military Personnel
Constitution
Taxes

Yes
3,936,526
(77.82%)

No
1,122,053
(22.18%)

Measure Text

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE VII, SECTION 3
ARTICLE XII, SECTION 31
HOMESTEAD AD VALOREM TAX CREDIT FOR DEPLOYED MILITARY PERSONNEL.

Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to require the Legislature to provide an additional homestead property tax exemption by law for members of the United States military or military reserves, the United States Coast Guard or its reserves, or the Florida National Guard who receive a homestead exemption and were deployed in the previous year on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the Legislature. The exempt amount will be based upon the number of days in the previous calendar year that the person was deployed on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the Legislature. The amendment is scheduled to take effect January 1, 2011.

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