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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

P 13: LOCAL GOVERNMENT, Counties; Schedule to Article VIII

PROPOSAL by Carolyn Timmann ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Chris Nocco ; Emery Gainey

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, Counties; Schedule to Article VIII; Sections 1 and 6 of Article VIII of the State Constitution to remove authority for a county charter or a special law to provide for choosing specified county officers in a manner other than election and to prohibit a county charter from abolishing specified county officers, transfering duties of a county officer to another officer or office, establishing the length of terms of county officers, or establishing any manner of selection of county officers other than by election.

Last Action: 12/13/2017 - Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Proposal Text: Web Page | PDF
Committee References:
  1. Local Government (LO)
  2. Ethics and Elections (EE)



Proposal History

Date Action
10/9/2017 • Filed
10/16/2017 • Referred to Local Government; Ethics and Elections
10/26/2017 • On Committee agenda-- Local Government, 11/01/17, 8:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida
11/1/2017 • Favorable by Local Government; YEAS 6 NAYS 1
11/8/2017 • Now in Ethics and Elections
11/20/2017 • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 11/29/17, 8:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida --Temporarily Postponed
• On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 11/30/17, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida --Meeting cancelled
12/7/2017 • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 12/13/17, 8:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida
12/13/2017 • Favorable by- Ethics and Elections; YEAS 6 NAYS 1
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading