Fla. High Court OKs Land-Buying Ballot Measure

Law360, Miami (September 26, 2013, 7:11 PM EDT) -- The Florida Supreme Court signed off Thursday on the language of a proposed state constitutional amendment that would dedicate part of an existing real estate tax to fund the state's land-buying conservation program, clearing the way for voters to decide on the measure.

Florida's highest court determined that the Florida Water and Land Legacy's proposal complies with the constitutional requirements regarding citizen-led initiatives, which require such measures to deal with a single subject and prohibit them from substantially altering or performing the functions of multiple branches...
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