RULE NO: RULE TITLE
1S-2.0011: Constitutional Amendment Ballot Position
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: To implement the decision of the Florida Supreme Court which declared the revocation initiative petition process unconstitutional. The amended rule will permit sponsors of initiative petitions to obtain ballot position prior to February 1 of the general election year. The amended rule also clarifies the process for assigning ballot position numbers for other forms of proposed amendments or revisions to the constitution.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Constitutional Amendments and Ballot Position.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 20.10(3), 97.012(1), 101.161(2) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: Art XI, Fla. Const., 100.371, 101.161 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
TIME AND DATE: April 19, 2010, 2:00 p.m.
PLACE: Room 307, R. A. Gray Building, Department of State, 500 S. Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Eddie L. Phillips, Executive Assistant, Office of General Counsel, Department of State; telephone: (850)245-6536; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Gary J. Holland, Assistant General Counsel, Department of State, telephone: (850)245-6536; email: email@example.com
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