What you need to know about Amendment 1

There are three proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution that the Florida Legislature voted to place on the ballot this November.

The first is an effort to help homeowners fight the effects of rising sea levels and flooding.

It’s an issue that has recently come into the spotlight in the wake of Hurricane Ian.

Amendment 1 would give homeowners credit for resiliency projects for their homes.

Duval County Property Appraiser Jerry Holland told Local 10 News partner News4JAX if it is approved, it could eventually decrease insurance rates across the state.

Amendment 1: Except improvements to prevent flooding from tax assessment

Ballot question:

LIMITATION ON THE ASSESSMENT

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