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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

CS/P 72: FINANCE AND TAXATION, Supermajority vote required to impose, authorize, or raise state taxes or fees

PROPOSAL by Finance and Taxation ; Fred Karlinsky ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Darlene Jordan ; Rich Newsome ; Jose Felix Diaz ; Tom Grady ; Marva Johnson ; Gary Lester ; Frank Kruppenbacher ; Chris Nocco ; Tom Lee ; Jeanette Nuñez ; Timothy Cerio ; Belinda Keiser

FINANCE AND TAXATION, Supermajority vote required to impose, authorize, or raise state taxes or fees; a new section in Article VII of the State Constitution to provide that no state tax or fee may be imposed, authorized, or raised by the legislature except through legislation approved by two-thirds of the membership of each house of the legislature and presented to the Governor for approval; providing for applicability; providing definitions; requiring any tax or fee imposed or raised under this section to be contained in a separate bill that contains no other subject.

Last Action: 12/19/2017 - Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Proposal Text: Web Page | PDF
Committee References:
  1. Finance and Taxation (FT)



Proposal History

Date Action
11/1/2017 • Filed
11/27/2017 • Referred to Finance and Taxation
12/7/2017 • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Taxation, 12/12/17, 8:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida
12/12/2017 • CS by- Finance and Taxation; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
12/19/2017 • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading