CRC - 2017                                            CS for P 3
       By the Committee on Declaration of Rights; and Commissioners
       Martinez, Keiser, and Solari
       305-00135-17                                             20173c1
    1                         A proposal to amend                       
    2         Section 2 of Article I of the State Constitution to
    3         remove a provision authorizing laws that regulate or
    4         prohibit the ownership, inheritance, disposition, and
    5         possession of real property by aliens ineligible for
    6         citizenship.
    8  Be It Proposed by the Constitution Revision Commission of
    9  Florida:
   11         Section 2 of Article I of the State Constitution is amended
   12  to read:
   13                              ARTICLE I                            
   14                        DECLARATION OF RIGHTS                      
   15         SECTION 2. Basic rights.—All natural persons, female and
   16  male alike, are equal before the law and have inalienable
   17  rights, among which are the right to enjoy and defend life and
   18  liberty, to pursue happiness, to be rewarded for industry, and
   19  to acquire, possess and protect property; except that the
   20  ownership, inheritance, disposition and possession of real
   21  property by aliens ineligible for citizenship may be regulated
   22  or prohibited by law. No person shall be deprived of any right
   23  because of race, religion, national origin, or physical
   24  disability.