Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SJR 592 Barcode 549408 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 03/28/2011 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Community Affairs (Bennett) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with directory and title amendments) 2 3 Delete lines 89 - 97 4 and insert: 5 ARTICLE XII 6 SCHEDULE 7 SECTION 32. Disabled veterans’ property taxes.—The 8 amendment to subsection (e) of Section 6 of Article VII relating 9 to the property tax discount for disabled veterans and this 10 section shall take effect January 1, 2013. 11 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the following statement be 12 placed on the ballot: 13 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 14 ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6 15 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 32 16 DISABLED VETERANS’ PROPERTY TAX DISCOUNT.—Proposing an 17 amendment to Section 6 of Article VII and the creation of 18 Section 32 of Article XII of the State Constitution to expand 19 the availability of the property tax discount on homesteads of 20 veterans who became disabled as the result of a combat injury to 21 include those who were not Florida residents when they entered 22 the military, and to schedule the amendment to take effect 23 January 1, 2013. 24 25 ====== D I R E C T O R Y C L A U S E A M E N D M E N T ====== 26 And the directory clause is amended as follows: 27 Delete lines 11 - 12 28 and insert: 29 That the following amendment to Section 6 of Article VII 30 and the creation of Section 32 of Article XII of the State 31 Constitution are agreed to and shall be submitted to 32 33 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 34 And the title is amended as follows: 35 Delete lines 3 - 7 36 and insert: 37 of Article VII and the creation of Section 32 of 38 Article XII of the State Constitution to expand the 39 availability of the ad valorem tax discount for 40 disabled veterans to include those who were not 41 Florida residents when they entered military service 42 and to provide an effective date.