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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

CRC Office — Press Release


May 3, 2017

CONTACT: Meredith Beatrice, (850) 508-5204

CRC Holds Public Hearing at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Tonight beginning at 4:00 PM Central Time, the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) invites all interested Floridians to participate in a public hearing at Gulf Coast State College (GCSC).

Members of the media wishing to attend are asked to bring their press credentials. The event will also be live-streamed by The Florida Channel on

WHAT:            Public hearing of the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC)

WHEN:            Wednesday, May 3, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time (Doors open at 3:00 PM)

*End time is tentative depending upon attendance and public interest in speaking before the CRC. All Floridians wishing to speak before the CRC will be given an opportunity to be heard.

WHERE:            Gulf Coast State College (GCSC)

Amelia Center Auditorium
5230 West Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401


PARKING:        Parking will be available on the GCSC campus. Signs directing visitors will be posted on campus.

Individuals requiring an accommodation to participate in public hearings (such as a sign language interpreter) are requested to notify the Constitution Revision Commission five days prior to the scheduled meeting date at or 850.717.9550.



Once every twenty years, Florida's Constitution provides for the creation of a thirty-seven member revision commission for the purpose of reviewing Florida's Constitution and proposing changes for voter consideration. The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) meets for approximately one year, traveling the State of Florida, identifying issues, performing research and possibly recommending changes to the Constitution. Any amendments proposed by the CRC would be placed on the 2018 General Election ballot. For additional information, visit Follow the CRC on Twitter (@FloridaCRC) and Instagram (@FloridaCRC). Like the CRC on Facebook @FloridaCRC.