Art. 11 sec. 1 Counties as Legal Subdivisions
Art. 11 sec. 2 Jails, Courthouses, Bridges, and Roads
Art. 11 sec. 3 County or Municipal Investment in or Donation or Loan to Private Corporation or Association Prohibited
Art. 11 sec. 4 Cities and Towns With Population of 5,000 or Less: Chartered by General Law; Taxes; Fines, Forfeitures, and Penalties
Art. 11 sec. 5 Cities of More Than 5,000 Population: Adoption or Amendment of Charters; Taxes; Debt Restrictions
Art. 11 sec. 7 Counties and Cities On Gulf of Mexico; Tax for Sea Walls, Breakwaters, and Sanitation; Bonds; Condemnation of Right of Way
Art. 11 sec. 8 Donation of Public Domain to Aid in Construction of Sea Walls or Breakwaters
Art. 11 sec. 9 County or Municipal Property Held for Public Purpose Exempt From Forced Sale and Taxation
Art. 11 sec. 11 Term of Office Exceeding Two Years in Home Rule and General Law Cities; Vacancies
Art. 11 sec. 12 Expenditures for Relocation or Replacement of Sanitation Sewer or Water Laterals On Private Property
Art. 11 sec. 13 Classification of Municipal Functions

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